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Funchal vs Santa Maria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Santa Maria, Brazil is approximately 7,942 km or 4,935 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Santa Maria bearing 32.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 33.3° or NNE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Santa Maria has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1044 mm (41.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1044 l/m² (25.62 US gal/ft²) or 10,440,000 l/ha (1,116,105 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Funchal than in Santa Maria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) +-1 (-2) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +-1 (-1) -5 (-10) -10 (-17) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -43 (-2) -88 (-3) -96 (-4) -110 (-4) -132 (-5) -147 (-6) -134 (-5) -117 (-5) -71 (-3) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -1044 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 33' -2h 13' -0h 24' +1h 32' +3h 09' +3h 58' +3h 37' +2h 13' +0h 21' -1h 35' -3h 12' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.3 -23.7 -2.2 +21 +37.5 +43.9 +37.8 +21.1 -1.8 -24.4 -42.5 -49.7   -2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -6 -11 -12 -12 -8 -7 -6 -7 -2 -1 +1   -5.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.2 (-15) -9.1 (-16) -8 (-14) -4.7 (-8) -0.7 (-1) +4.7 (+8) +6 (+11) +6.2 (+11) +4.4 (+8) +1.5 (+3) -2.7 (-5) -5.3 (-10) -1.3 (-2)

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