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Funchal vs Tontouta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Tontouta, New Caledonia is approximately 18,795 km or 11,680 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Tontouta bearing 13.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 164.6° or SSE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Tontouta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 310.9 mm (12.2 in) less which is equivalent to 310.9 l/m² (7.63 US gal/ft²) or 3,109,000 l/ha (332,373 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° lower in Funchal than in Tontouta.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -58 (-2) -56 (-2) -35 (-1) -47 (-2) -85 (-3) -62 (-2) -53 (-2) +5 (+0) +29 (+1) +40 (+2) +31 (+1) -311 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 04' -1h 54' -0h 21' +1h 19' +2h 43' +3h 25' +3h 06' +1h 55' +0h 18' -1h 22' -2h 45' -3h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.2 -31.4 -10.1 +13.1 +29.7 +36.2 +30.2 +13.6 -9.2 -31.6 -48.7 -54.5   -9.4

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