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Funchal vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 4,241 km or 2,635 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 128.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 156.2° or SSE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 20.1 °C (36.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 114 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 114 l/m² (2.8 US gal/ft²) or 1,140,000 l/ha (121,874 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.5° higher in Funchal than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.2°C (31°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +24 (+42) +24 (+44) +20 (+37) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +19 (+35) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +23 (+42) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +24 (+43) +24 (+44) +20 (+37) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +15 (+26) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +24 (+42) +20 (+35) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +21 (+39) +23 (+41) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +64 (+3) +40 (+2) +14 (+1) -7 (0) -36 (-1) -50 (-2) -80 (-3) -86 (-3) -51 (-2) +5 (+0) +27 (+1) +46 (+2) -114 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10)   -29 ( -8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 06' +2h 47' +0h 29' -1h 52' -4h 18' -6h 06' -5h 13' -2h 48' -0h 25' +1h 56' +4h 22' +6h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.4 +31.4 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +31.6 +31.5 +31.4 +31.4 +31.3   +31.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -9 -13 -13 -14 -11 -14 -15 -12 -7 -6 -7   -10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +21 (+38) +20.9 (+38) +20.8 (+37) +17 (+31) +13.8 (+25) +13 (+23) +11.6 (+21) +12.9 (+23) +15.9 (+29) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +20.6 (+37) +17.2 (+31)

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