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Funchal vs San Cristobal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and San Cristobal, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,493 km or 3,413 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from San Cristobal bearing 62.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 86.9° or E .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas San Cristobal has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 957.4 mm (37.7 in) less which is equivalent to 957.4 l/m² (23.5 US gal/ft²) or 9,574,000 l/ha (1,023,524 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Funchal than in San Cristobal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +36 (+1) +11 (+0) -33 (-1) -199 (-8) -203 (-8) -146 (-6) -200 (-8) -151 (-6) -136 (-5) -11 (0) +31 (+1) -957 (-38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 48' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.1 -14.1 -14.1 -14.2 -10.4 -4.2 -9.9 -14.1 -14.1 -14.1 -14.1 -14.1   -12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.3 -5.1 -4.6 -3.9 -6.9 -5.2 -3.2 -4.7 -6.3 -8.5 -7.5 -7   -5.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.1 (-16) -9.3 (-17) -9.3 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -9.8 (-18) -8.4 (-15) -6.7 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -6.1 (-11) -7.6 (-14) -8.5 (-15) -9.1 (-16) -8.3 (-15)

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