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Funchal vs Lugano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Lugano, Switzerland is approximately 2,657 km or 1,651 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Lugano bearing 245.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 228.4° or SW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 7.2 °C (13°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 962 mm (37.9 in) less which is equivalent to 962 l/m² (23.61 US gal/ft²) or 9,620,000 l/ha (1,028,442 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 338 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 55' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.4° higher in Funchal than in Lugano.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +0 (0) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +13 (+1) -46 (-2) -118 (-5) -182 (-7) -163 (-6) -136 (-5) -170 (-7) -123 (-5) -71 (-3) -25 (-1) +35 (+1) -962 (-38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -35) -6 ( -20) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3)   -59 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 36' +0h 48' +1h 03' +1h 16' +0h 46' -1h 14' -0h 46' +0h 30' +1h 12' +1h 52' +1h 58' +2h 00'   +0h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 13' +0h 44' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 04' -1h 22' -1h 14' -0h 44' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.3 +13.4 +13.3 +13.2 +13.3 +13.4   +13.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1 +3 +3 +0 +4 +6 +2 -3 -5 -3 +0   +0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.8 (+23) +11.7 (+21) +9.5 (+17) +5.9 (+11) +2.9 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +4.6 (+8) +7.6 (+14) +10.9 (+20) +12.6 (+23) +7 (+13)

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