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Funchal vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,947 km or 8,045 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 300.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 267.8° or W .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 7.9 °C (14.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1296.5 mm (51 in) less which is equivalent to 1296.5 l/m² (31.82 US gal/ft²) or 12,965,000 l/ha (1,386,045 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.7° lower in Funchal than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Funchal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -103 (-4) -86 (-3) -185 (-7) -211 (-8) -168 (-7) -197 (-8) -195 (-8) -115 (-5) -47 (-2) +24 (+1) +3 (+0) -17 (-1) -1297 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 31' -1h 34' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 14' +2h 48' +2h 33' +1h 34' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 15' -2h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.3 -39.5 -19.8 +3.3 +20 +26.4 +20.4 +3.7 -19.1 -39.5 -44.3 -44.7   -14.7

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