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Funchal vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,368 km or 3,336 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 62.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 86.4° or E .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 7.7 °C (13.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 781.2 mm (30.8 in) less which is equivalent to 781.2 l/m² (19.17 US gal/ft²) or 7,812,000 l/ha (835,155 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° lower in Funchal than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +20 (+1) -8 (0) -66 (-3) -164 (-6) -89 (-4) -116 (-5) -138 (-5) -97 (-4) -85 (-3) -51 (-2) -14 (-1) -781 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 47' +1h 00' +0h 54' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 48' -1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14 -14 -14 -14.1 -10.6 -4.3 -10 -13.9 -14 -13.9 -14 -14   -12.5

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