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Dakar vs Funchal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Funchal, Madeira is approximately 1,992 km or 1,238 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Funchal bearing 181.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 181.6° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 229.1 mm (9 in) less which is equivalent to 229.1 l/m² (5.62 US gal/ft²) or 2,291,000 l/ha (244,923 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 613 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 41' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Dakar than in Funchal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -101 (-4) -86 (-3) -64 (-3) -39 (-2) -18 (-1) -2 (0) +59 (+2) +162 (+6) +97 (+4) -38 (-1) -100 (-4) -100 (-4) -229 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -7.5 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -4.5 ( -15) -2.5 ( -8) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +14 (+45) +9 (+30) -3 ( -10) -8.5 ( -28) -9.5 ( -31)   -18 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 40' +2h 45' +3h 09' +2h 38' +2h 42' +1h 58' -0h 30' -1h 52' -0h 14' +1h 34' +2h 52' +2h 30'   +1h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 07' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 59' -1h 15' -1h 08' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.8 +17.8 +17.8 +17.9 +6.8 +0.5 +6.4 +17.8 +17.9 +17.8 +17.8 +17.8   +14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -10 -5 -1 +0 -4 -2 +3 +4 +1 -9 -18   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) +2.5 (+5) +3.3 (+6) +4.5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +6.1 (+11) +4.7 (+8) +1.7 (+3) +4.2 (+8)

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