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Funchal vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 6,657 km or 4,137 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 71.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 122.6° or ESE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.4 °C (45.7°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 199.3 mm (7.8 in) less which is equivalent to 199.3 l/m² (4.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,993,000 l/ha (213,065 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 317 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Funchal than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +11 (+20) +3 (+5) +-2 (-3) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +13 (+24) +20 (+35) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +20 (+36) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +21 (+38) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +22 (+39) +15 (+28) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +6 (+12) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +23 (+41) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +59 (+2) +5 (+0) -46 (-2) -74 (-3) -101 (-4) -94 (-4) -104 (-4) -53 (-2) +9 (+0) +56 (+2) +67 (+3) -199 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   -37 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +0h 02' +0h 13' -0h 24' -1h 44' -3h 40' -2h 38' -1h 17' -1h 28' -0h 58' -0h 08' +0h 50'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 44' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 39' -0h 50' -0h 45' -0h 27' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 +8.8 +8.8 +8.8 +8.9 +8.9 +8.9 +9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.9   +8.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +1 +6 +15 +16 +16 +20 +15 +18 +19 +8 +0   +11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +21.5 (+39) +18.8 (+34) +13.6 (+24) +9.3 (+17) +4.8 (+9) +1.2 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +2.7 (+5) +8.1 (+15) +13 (+23) +15.6 (+28) +19.7 (+35) +10.8 (+19)

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