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Funchal vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 643 km or 399 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 325.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 323.4° or NW .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 590 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 590 l/m² (14.48 US gal/ft²) or 5,900,000 l/ha (630,749 US gal/ac) more. About 12 5/6 as much.
  • There are 177 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Funchal. In whichever way circa 0h 29' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Funchal than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +82 (+3) +61 (+2) +38 (+1) +19 (+1) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) +3 (+0) +31 (+1) +74 (+3) +86 (+3) +90 (+4) +590 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +2.5 (+8) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +48 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 15' -1h 01' -1h 09' -1h 02' -0h 58' -1h 10' +1h 21' +1h 23' +0h 16' -0h 29' -0h 28' -1h 19'   -0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.6 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7   -4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 -2 -10 -7 -6 -7 -9 -11 -11 -10 -5 -2   -6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) -1.5 (-3) -3.7 (-7) -2.9 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.2 (-2) -1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3)

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