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Faro vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Faro, Portugal and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 5,754 km or 3,575 mi.
  • To reach Faro in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 45.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Faro bearing 62.6° or ENE .
  • Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.6 °C (17.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Faro. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3222 mm (126.9 in) less which is equivalent to 3222 l/m² (79.08 US gal/ft²) or 32,220,000 l/ha (3,444,532 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 934 more hours of sunlight per year in Faro. In whichever way circa 2h 33' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.5° lower in Faro than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -6 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -353 (-14) -351 (-14) -393 (-15) -442 (-17) -569 (-22) -449 (-18) -273 (-11) -140 (-6) -18 (-1) +25 (+1) -36 (-1) -223 (-9) -3222 (-127)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -46) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -21 ( -68) -25 ( -83) -21 ( -68) -14 ( -45) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -12 ( -39)   -150 ( -41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 01' +2h 54' +2h 32' +4h 54' +5h 50' +6h 20' +5h 32' +4h 07' +0h 36' -0h 56' -1h 44' -0h 27'   +2h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 59' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 45' +2h 13' +2h 00' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 46' -2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.1 -32 -31.9 -18 -1.4 +5 -1.1 -17.8 -31.8 -31.8 -31.9 -32.1   -21.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -1 -9 -13 -19 -14 -15 -11 -4 +2 +1 -2   -7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.3 (-26) -13.2 (-24) -13.8 (-25) -14.3 (-26) -12.3 (-22) -9.2 (-17) -7.1 (-13) -6.6 (-12) -6.4 (-12) -8 (-14) -11.3 (-20) -13.8 (-25) -10.9 (-20)

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