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Funchal vs Horta, Faial Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Horta, Faial, Azores is approximately 1,245 km or 774 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Horta, Faial bearing 118.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 125° or SE .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 333 mm (13.1 in) less which is equivalent to 333 l/m² (8.17 US gal/ft²) or 3,330,000 l/ha (355,999 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 632 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 1h 44' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Funchal than in Horta, Faial.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -11 (0) -17 (-1) -26 (-1) -37 (-1) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -51 (-2) -53 (-2) -25 (-1) -14 (-1) -20 (-1) -333 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -32) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29)   -120 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 30' +2h 22' +2h 32' +2h 26' +1h 11' +0h 46' +0h 25' +0h 44' +1h 04' +1h 56' +2h 12' +2h 36'   +1h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 31' -0h 28' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.9 +5.8 +5.8 +5.9 +5.9   +5.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -10 -12 -11 -11 -8 -7 -8 -9 -8 -10 -11   -9.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +0 (+0) +0.2 (+0) -0.4 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.9 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -0.9 (-2) +0.2 (+0) -0.1 (0) -0.6 (-1) -0.6 (-1)

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