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Funchal vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 14,984 km or 9,311 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 175.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 1.1° or N .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual mean temperature is 36 °C (64.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 429 mm (16.9 in) more which is equivalent to 429 l/m² (10.53 US gal/ft²) or 4,290,000 l/ha (458,629 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.8° higher in Funchal than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +25 (+44) +34 (+60) +37 (+67) +41 (+74) +42 (+76) +47 (+84) +50 (+89) +48 (+86) +40 (+73) +29 (+51) +20 (+37) +36 (+65)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +87 (+3) +58 (+2) +49 (+2) +21 (+1) -2 (0) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) -10 (0) +27 (+1) +55 (+2) +89 (+4) +86 (+3) +429 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 53' -11h 46' -1h 52' +8h 10' +13h 40' +14h 06' +13h 54' +11h 38' +1h 36' -8h 27' -13h 41' -14h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 +24 +45.6 +68.5 +85.5 +92.1 +86 +69 +46.5 +23.6 +5.3 -1.6   +45.8

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