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Funchal vs Lisbon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Lisbon, Portugal is approximately 973 km or 605 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Lisbon bearing 228.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 223.8° or SW .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111 mm (4.4 in) less which is equivalent to 111 l/m² (2.72 US gal/ft²) or 1,110,000 l/ha (118,666 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • There are 585 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 1h 35' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° higher in Funchal than in Lisbon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -24 (-1) -5 (0) -25 (-1) -20 (-1) -9 (0) -3 (0) -3 (0) +11 (+0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -8 (0) -111 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16)   -48 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 09' -0h 33' -0h 03' -1h 22' -2h 48' -4h 24' -4h 19' -3h 09' -1h 48' -0h 50' -0h 10' +0h 09'   -1h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 29' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 33' -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6 +6 +6 +6.1   +6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -8 -3 -1 +4 +7 +10 +11 +4 -1 -7 -9   -0.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +2.7 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +1.2 (+2) +0.7 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +2.1 (+4) +1.5 (+3) +2 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +3.1 (+6) +1.8 (+3)

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