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Funchal vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 999 km or 621 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 354.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 353.9° or N .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 609 mm (24 in) more which is equivalent to 609 l/m² (14.95 US gal/ft²) or 6,090,000 l/ha (651,061 US gal/ac) more. About 19 4/9 as much.
  • There are 679 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 1h 51' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Funchal than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +86 (+3) +63 (+2) +38 (+1) +18 (+1) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +27 (+1) +73 (+3) +98 (+4) +90 (+4) +609 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +7 (+25) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +8 (+26)   +48 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 01' -2h 30' -2h 42' -1h 50' -2h 29' -2h 36' -0h 29' +0h 17' -0h 58' -1h 36' -2h 24' -2h 01'   -1h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.8 -8.7 -8.7 -8.9 -9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9   -8.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +4 +0 -2 -1 +0 -3 -4 -5 -3 -1 +4   -0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) -1.6 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -0.6 (-1) -1.7 (-3)

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