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Funchal vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 2,321 km or 1,443 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 199.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 193.7° or SSW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 285 mm (11.2 in) less which is equivalent to 285 l/m² (6.99 US gal/ft²) or 2,850,000 l/ha (304,684 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1052 more hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 2h 52' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.1° higher in Funchal than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Funchal relative to Shannon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shannon 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 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) -7 (0) -17 (-1) -41 (-2) -51 (-2) -55 (-2) -79 (-3) -45 (-2) -18 (-1) +6 (+0) +1 (+0) -285 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -8 ( -28) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -12 ( -39) -15 ( -50) -19 ( -61) -18 ( -58) -15 ( -50) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45)   -152 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 30' +3h 17' +3h 13' +2h 20' +0h 17' +0h 34' +2h 58' +3h 15' +3h 48' +3h 50' +3h 34' +3h 54'   +2h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 07' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 51' -2h 25' -2h 09' -1h 16' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 53' +2h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +20 +20 +20.1 +20.1 +20.1 +20.1 +20 +20.1 +20 +19.9 +20 +20.1   +20.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -21 -19 -14 -9 -7 -9 -13 -15 -18 -21 -20   -15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +6.7 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +5.4 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +4.5 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +5.6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6.4 (+12) +5.4 (+10)

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