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Funchal vs Plaisance Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Plaisance, Mauritius is approximately 9,871 km or 6,134 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Plaisance bearing 305.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 295.4° or WNW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Plaisance has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 4.8 °C (8.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1151 mm (45.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1151 l/m² (28.25 US gal/ft²) or 11,510,000 l/ha (1,230,495 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 32 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° lower in Funchal than in Plaisance.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 0 (+0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -148 (-6) -159 (-6) -153 (-6) -182 (-7) -129 (-5) -89 (-4) -111 (-4) -86 (-3) -24 (-1) +8 (+0) +12 (+0) -90 (-4) -1151 (-45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -35) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -50) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -48) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10)   -120 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 13' -1h 27' +0h 30' +0h 46' +0h 44' +1h 02' +2h 13' +2h 17' +0h 56' -1h 01' -2h 16' -2h 40'   -0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 51' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 38' +3h 19' +3h 01' +1h 51' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 40' -3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -49.8 -32.8 -11.5 +11.6 +28.2 +34.7 +28.6 +11.9 -10.9 -33.2 -49.3 -53   -10.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -14 -16 -15 -11 -6 -5 -6 -7 -7 -9 -11   -9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -11.8 (-21) -12.8 (-23) -12.5 (-23) -11.1 (-20) -7.6 (-14) -3.6 (-6) -1 (-2) +0.2 (+0) -0.5 (-1) -3 (-5) -6.7 (-12) -10.4 (-19) -6.7 (-12)

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