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Funchal vs Wairakei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Wairakei, New Zealand is approximately 18,667 km or 11,600 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Wairakei bearing 115.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 56.8° or ENE .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Wairakei has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 574 mm (22.6 in) less which is equivalent to 574 l/m² (14.09 US gal/ft²) or 5,740,000 l/ha (613,644 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° higher in Funchal than in Wairakei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +1 (+0) -34 (-1) -46 (-2) -77 (-3) -101 (-4) -114 (-4) -114 (-4) -73 (-3) -20 (-1) +9 (+0) -24 (-1) -574 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 15' -2h 38' -0h 29' +1h 49' +3h 46' +4h 45' +4h 19' +2h 38' +0h 25' -1h 53' -3h 49' -4h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.7 -15.1 +6.5 +29.7 +46.3 +52.8 +46.8 +30.2 +7.3 -15.4 -33.7 -40.8   +6.7

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