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Funchal vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 8,599 km or 5,343 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 309.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 298.2° or WNW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 844 mm (33.2 in) less which is equivalent to 844 l/m² (20.71 US gal/ft²) or 8,440,000 l/ha (902,292 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 865 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 2h 21' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Funchal than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -299 (-12) -299 (-12) -132 (-5) -31 (-1) +10 (+0) +11 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +35 (+1) +55 (+2) -17 (-1) -178 (-7) -844 (-33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -35) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16)   -23 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' -0h 33' -0h 36' -2h 26' -3h 13' -3h 18' -1h 54' -1h 52' -3h 06' -4h 13' -4h 12' -2h 09'   -2h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 42' -1h 41' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 24' +3h 01' +2h 44' +1h 41' +0h 16' -1h 12' -2h 25' -3h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.5 -37.1 -16.3 +6.8 +23.5 +29.9 +23.8 +7.2 -15.7 -37.4 -47.3 -48.2   -13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -2 +4 +13 +22 +27 +29 +32 +30 +26 +13 +4   +16.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.1 (-18) -11.3 (-20) -9.7 (-17) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +2.2 (+4) +4.9 (+9) +6.9 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +1.5 (+3) -5.2 (-9) -9.1 (-16) -2.8 (-5)

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