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Funchal vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 3,107 km or 1,930 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 205.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 195.4° or SSW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 306 mm (12 in) less which is equivalent to 306 l/m² (7.51 US gal/ft²) or 3,060,000 l/ha (327,134 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1234 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 3h 22' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.3° higher in Funchal than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +8 (+0) -1 (0) -12 (0) -27 (-1) -34 (-1) -69 (-3) -72 (-3) -41 (-2) -38 (-1) -6 (0) -12 (0) -306 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -9 ( -32) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -13 ( -42) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35)   -123 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 15' +3h 45' +3h 23' +2h 28' +1h 27' +0h 56' +3h 30' +4h 11' +3h 42' +4h 03' +4h 18' +4h 29'   +3h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 22' +1h 57' +0h 20' -1h 19' -2h 55' -3h 53' -3h 26' -1h 57' -0h 17' +1h 22' +2h 57' +3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +26.3 +26.2 +26.3 +26.3 +26.3 +26.3 +26.2 +26.3 +26.2 +26.1 +26.2 +26.3   +26.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -12 -12 -7 -8 -4 -6 -10 -10 -13 -16 -16   -10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +9.1 (+16) +9.2 (+17) +8.6 (+15) +8.2 (+15) +6.8 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8.4 (+15) +9 (+16) +8.9 (+16) +8.5 (+15) +8.1 (+15)

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