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Funchal vs Willemstad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Willemstad, Curaçao is approximately 5,747 km or 3,571 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Willemstad bearing 57.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 79.3° or E .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Willemstad has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 90 mm (3.5 in) more which is equivalent to 90 l/m² (2.21 US gal/ft²) or 900,000 l/ha (96,216 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 761 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 2h 05' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° lower in Funchal than in Willemstad.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Willemstad. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Willemstad 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 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +57 (+2) +59 (+2) +49 (+2) +20 (+1) -6 (0) -9 (0) -32 (-1) -38 (-1) -8 (0) -8 (0) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) +90 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +3 (+11) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -2 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 13' -3h 45' -2h 30' -1h 18' -0h 05' -2h 16' -1h 42' -1h 11' -1h 50' -2h 11' -2h 32' -2h 30'   -2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 24' +1h 16' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -20.3 -20.4 -20.3 -4.3 +2 -4 -19.8 -20.3 -20.3 -20.3 -20.4   -15.5

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