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Funchal vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 4,649 km or 2,889 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 27.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 33.6° or NNE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1000.3 mm (39.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1000.3 l/m² (24.55 US gal/ft²) or 10,003,000 l/ha (1,069,387 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° lower in Funchal than in Fortaleza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -129 (-5) -275 (-11) -309 (-12) -207 (-8) -148 (-6) -89 (-4) -28 (-1) +14 (+1) +59 (+2) +88 (+3) +50 (+2) -1000 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 50' +2h 19' +2h 06' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 52' -2h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.2 -35.7 -27.8 -5 +11.6 +18 +11.9 -4.8 -27.4 -35.6 -36.1 -36.3   -16.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -9 -16 -17 -12 -7 -7 -3 -3 -2 -4 -6   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.3 (-22) -12.4 (-22) -13 (-23) -13.2 (-24) -10.8 (-19) -7.8 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -4.3 (-8) -4.8 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -9 (-16) -11.3 (-20) -9.3 (-17)

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