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Funchal vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 2,698 km or 1,676 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 352.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 351.1° or N .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.6 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2303.3 mm (90.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2303.3 l/m² (56.53 US gal/ft²) or 23,033,000 l/ha (2,462,381 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 251 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 40' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° lower in Funchal than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +100 (+4) +83 (+3) +52 (+2) -8 (0) -158 (-6) -311 (-12) -732 (-29) -788 (-31) -447 (-18) -191 (-8) +14 (+1) +84 (+3) -2303 (-91)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) -10 ( -32) -19 ( -63) -25 ( -81) -23 ( -74) -19 ( -63) -11 ( -35) -2 ( -7) +5 (+16)   -84 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 27' -2h 01' -1h 36' -0h 02' +0h 23' +1h 48' +4h 58' +6h 03' +3h 30' +0h 25' -1h 04' -1h 54'   +0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.9 -23.8 -23.8 -17.4 -0.8 +5.6 -0.4 -17.1 -23.9 -23.8 -23.9 -24   -16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -2 -4 -11 -11 -12 -15 -14 -18 -13 -12 -8   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.2 (-20) -11.7 (-21) -12.2 (-22) -13.9 (-25) -12.5 (-23) -10.3 (-19) -8.1 (-15) -6.4 (-12) -7.6 (-14) -8.8 (-16) -11.1 (-20) -11.9 (-21) -10.5 (-19)

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