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Funchal vs Messina, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Messina, Sicily, Italy is approximately 2,989 km or 1,857 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Messina, Sicily bearing 268° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 248.8° or WSW .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 189.5 mm (7.5 in) less which is equivalent to 189.5 l/m² (4.65 US gal/ft²) or 1,895,000 l/ha (202,588 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 10 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 01' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° higher in Funchal than in Messina, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -11 (0) -20 (-1) -21 (-1) -13 (-1) -2 (0) -17 (-1) -21 (-1) -18 (-1) -34 (-1) -6 (0) -17 (-1) -190 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13)   -26 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +1h 27' +1h 05' +0h 10' -1h 01' -2h 44' -2h 50' -1h 27' -0h 26' +0h 38' +1h 06' +2h 01'   -0h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.6   +5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -1 -1 -1 +3 +9 +10 +6 +3 +1 -3 -4   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.3 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.9 (+2) -0.8 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -1.1 (-2) +0.9 (+2) +1.7 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +0.5 (+1)

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