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Funchal vs Rapa Nui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Rapa Nui, Easter Island is approximately 11,811 km or 7,340 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Rapa Nui bearing 61.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 67.8° or ENE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Rapa Nui has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 582 mm (22.9 in) less which is equivalent to 582 l/m² (14.28 US gal/ft²) or 5,820,000 l/ha (622,197 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Funchal than in Rapa Nui.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) -49 (-2) -75 (-3) -99 (-4) -117 (-5) -90 (-4) -87 (-3) -39 (-2) +5 (+0) -10 (0) -27 (-1) -582 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -11) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39) -13 ( -43) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -93 ( -25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -2h 06' -0h 23' +1h 27' +3h 00' +3h 47' +3h 26' +2h 07' +0h 20' -1h 30' -3h 02' -3h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -44.7 -26.1 -4.7 +18.5 +35 +41.4 +35.2 +18.5 -4.4 -26.9 -44.9 -52.2   -4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -9 -12 -12 -13 -10 -11 -11 -10 -9 -12 -12   -10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.8 (-16) -9.7 (-17) -9 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -4.8 (-9) -1.2 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +1.6 (+3) -0.1 (0) -3.6 (-6) -7.4 (-13) -4.1 (-7)

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