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Funchal vs Blantyre Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Blantyre, Malawi is approximately 7,696 km or 4,783 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Blantyre bearing 314.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 305.9° or NW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Blantyre has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 192 mm (7.6 in) less which is equivalent to 192 l/m² (4.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,920,000 l/ha (205,261 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 202 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° lower in Funchal than in Blantyre.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) +-2 (-3) +0 (+1) +0 (-1) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) 0 (-1) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) -1 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -97 (-4) -92 (-4) -61 (-2) -4 (0) +10 (+0) +8 (+0) -1 (0) +2 (+0) +32 (+1) +55 (+2) +20 (+1) -64 (-3) -192 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6)   -3 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 38' -0h 19' +0h 29' -0h 14' -1h 11' -0h 30' +0h 34' +0h 21' -0h 36' -2h 05' -1h 40' -0h 48'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 42' -1h 41' -0h 18' +1h 10' +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 -16.2 +6.9 +23.5 +29.9 +23.8 +7.2 -15.7 -37.4 -47.3 -48.2   -13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -10 -12 -7 +0 +4 +10 +15 +19 +21 +10 -4   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.3 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -9 (-16) -7.2 (-13) -2.6 (-5) +1.7 (+3) +4.8 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +4.2 (+8) +1.5 (+3) -4 (-7) -8.2 (-15) -2.7 (-5)

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