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Funchal vs Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores is approximately 978 km or 608 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel bearing 122.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 128° or SE .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384 l/m² (9.42 US gal/ft²) or 3,840,000 l/ha (410,521 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 812 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 2h 13' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° higher in Funchal than in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel vs Funchal.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -20 (-1) -36 (-1) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) -25 (-1) -28 (-1) -35 (-1) -49 (-2) -38 (-1) -29 (-1) -27 (-1) -384 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -35) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32)   -123 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 46' +2h 39' +2h 40' +2h 54' +1h 48' +1h 12' +1h 40' +1h 46' +1h 48' +2h 13' +2h 32' +2h 40'   +2h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 24' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27' -0h 24' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.2   +5.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -12 -13 -11 -10 -7 -5 -7 -9 -9 -12 -13   -9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -0.1 (0) -0.5 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -0.7 (-1)

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