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Sal vs Faro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sal, Cape Verde and Faro, Portugal is approximately 2,692 km or 1,673 mi.
  • To reach Sal in this distance one would set out from Faro bearing 217.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sal bearing 210.2° or SSW .
  • Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Sal. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 452.5 mm (17.8 in) less which is equivalent to 452.5 l/m² (11.11 US gal/ft²) or 4,525,000 l/ha (483,753 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 606 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sal. In whichever way circa 1h 38' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18° higher in Sal than in Faro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +-2 (-3) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -68 (-3) -38 (-1) -38 (-1) -21 (-1) -8 (0) 0 (0) +10 (+0) +20 (+1) -61 (-2) -84 (-3) -92 (-4) -453 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -25) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -50 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 34' +0h 29' +1h 11' -0h 42' -2h 09' -4h 40' -6h 50' -6h 13' -2h 20' -0h 05' +0h 58' +0h 03'   -1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 21' +0h 50' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 30' -1h 22' -0h 50' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.2 +20.2 +20.2 +20.3 +13.2 +6.9 +12.7 +20.2 +20.2 +20.1 +20.1 +20.2   +18
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -6 +0 +3 +9 +10 +15 +15 +12 +4 -2 -6   +3.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +6.9 (+12) +7.6 (+14) +7.2 (+13) +6.8 (+12) +4.9 (+9) +4.8 (+9) +6 (+11) +7.3 (+13) +8 (+14) +8.6 (+15) +8.4 (+15) +7 (+13)

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