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Funchal vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Funchal, Madeira and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 14,228 km or 8,841 mi.
  • To reach Funchal in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 3.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Funchal bearing 175.7° or S .
  • Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Funchal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 264.4 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 264.4 l/m² (6.49 US gal/ft²) or 2,644,000 l/ha (282,661 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° lower in Funchal than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +74 (+3) +46 (+2) +7 (+0) -25 (-1) -25 (-1) -46 (-2) -100 (-4) -154 (-6) -92 (-4) -35 (-1) +30 (+1) +55 (+2) -264 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 51' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 57' +0h 52' +0h 32' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 46' -0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13.2 -11.2 -5 -10.4 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.4 -13.3   -12.1

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