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Funchal vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,222 km or 6,352 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 303.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 260.5° or W .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°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 1762 mm (69.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1762 l/m² (43.24 US gal/ft²) or 17,620,000 l/ha (1,883,695 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.8° lower in Funchal than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Colombo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Colombo vs Funchal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +18 (+1) -66 (-3) -214 (-8) -363 (-14) -174 (-7) -123 (-5) -111 (-4) -199 (-8) -294 (-12) -209 (-8) -68 (-3) -1762 (-69)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) -3 ( -10) -13 ( -43) -20 ( -65) -21 ( -70) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -33) -2 ( -6)   -123 ( -34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 32' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 33' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.6 -25.4 -25.4 -15.7 +0.9 +7.3 +1.4 -15.3 -25.7 -25.6 -25.7 -25.7   -16.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -6 -10 -13 -12 -9 -8 -8 -9 -12 -12 -8   -9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11 (-20) -11.9 (-21) -13.1 (-24) -14 (-25) -12.7 (-23) -10.1 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -6.8 (-12) -6.9 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -10.2 (-18) -11 (-20) -10.3 (-19)

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