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Funchal vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 1,992 km or 1,238 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 1.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 1.9° or N .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The average annual temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 229.1 mm (9 in) more which is equivalent to 229.1 l/m² (5.62 US gal/ft²) or 2,291,000 l/ha (244,923 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • There are 613 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 1h 41' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° lower in Funchal than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +86 (+3) +64 (+3) +39 (+2) +18 (+1) +2 (+0) -59 (-2) -162 (-6) -97 (-4) +38 (+1) +100 (+4) +100 (+4) +229 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7.5 (+24) +7.5 (+27) +8 (+26) +4.5 (+15) +2.5 (+8) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -29) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -30) +3 (+10) +8.5 (+28) +9.5 (+31)   +18 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 40' -2h 45' -3h 09' -2h 38' -2h 42' -1h 58' +0h 30' +1h 52' +0h 14' -1h 34' -2h 52' -2h 30'   -1h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 59' +1h 15' +1h 08' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.8 -17.8 -17.8 -17.9 -6.8 -0.5 -6.4 -17.8 -17.9 -17.8 -17.8 -17.8   -14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +10 +5 +1 +0 +4 +2 -3 -4 -1 +9 +18   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.8 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -4.5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5.5 (-10) -5.7 (-10) -5.7 (-10) -5.4 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -4.7 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -4.2 (-8)

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