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Helsinki vs Funchal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Helsinki, Finland and Funchal, Madeira is approximately 4,293 km or 2,667 mi.
  • To reach Helsinki in this distance one would set out from Funchal bearing 31.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Helsinki bearing 63.5° or ENE .
  • Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Funchal has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.9 °C (25°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) more in Helsinki. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 46 mm (1.8 in) more which is equivalent to 46 l/m² (1.13 US gal/ft²) or 460,000 l/ha (49,177 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 636 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Helsinki. In whichever way circa 1h 45' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° lower in Helsinki than in Funchal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.6°C (20.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -14 (-24) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -11 (-19) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -15 (-28) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -45 (-2) -28 (-1) +5 (+0) +22 (+1) +39 (+2) +66 (+3) +69 (+3) +34 (+1) -2 (0) -33 (-1) -34 (-1) +46 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +10 (+35) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +10 (+32) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +126 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 15' -3h 38' -2h 13' -1h 20' +1h 48' +3h 12' +1h 38' -0h 15' -2h 26' -4h 09' -4h 38' -4h 42'   -1h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 41' -2h 07' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 11' +4h 16' +3h 45' +2h 07' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 13' -4h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.5 -27.5 -27.6 -27.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.5 -27.4 -27.3 -27.4 -27.5   -27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +18 +10 +7 -6 -9 -3 +5 +14 +18 +19 +21   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.1 (-33) -18.4 (-33) -16.8 (-30) -11.9 (-21) -9.6 (-17) -7.1 (-13) -4.1 (-7) -5 (-9) -7.7 (-14) -11.6 (-21) -13.7 (-25) -15.5 (-28) -11.6 (-21)

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