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1444.7 kms (897.7 miles) E
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97.7 kms (60.7 miles) SSE
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1354 kms (841.4 miles) SE
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Climate & Temperature

  • Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores is at 3745'N, 2540'W, 36 m (118 ft). See map.
  • Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Climate Graph
  • The mean temperature is 17.3 degrees Celsius (63.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic,subtype barely hyperoceanic.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 17.2°C (63°F) on average falling to 11.7°C (53.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 18.4°C (65.1°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 12.3°C (54.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23.9°C (75°F) and average low temperatures are 17°C (62.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.1°C (71.8°F) during the day and lows of 15.9°C (60.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1026 mm (40.4 inches) which is equivalent to 1026 Litres/m (25.17 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1626 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Gabo Island, Australia where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Aasiaat Climate Graph

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 17 (62) 17 (63) 18 (65) 20 (67) 22 (71) 24 (76) 26 (78) 25 (76) 22 (72) 20 (67) 18 (64) 20 (69)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (58) 14 (57) 14 (58) 15 (59) 17 (62) 19 (65) 21 (69) 22 (72) 21 (70) 19 (66) 17 (62) 15 (59) 17 (63)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 11 (52) 12 (53) 12 (54) 13 (56) 15 (60) 17 (63) 18 (65) 18 (64) 16 (61) 14 (57) 13 (55) 14 (58)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 133 (5) 107 (4) 100 (4) 72 (3) 53 (2) 37 (1) 30 (1) 38 (1) 86 (3) 113 (4) 130 (5) 127 (5) 1026 (40)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 20 (65) 18 (64) 19 (61) 14 (47) 14 (45) 12 (40) 10 (32) 10 (32) 14 (47) 18 (58) 19 (63) 20 (65)   188 (52)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 34' 3h 13' 3h 54' 4h 34' 5h 05' 5h 24' 6h 11' 6h 34' 5h 42' 4h 23' 3h 06' 2h 36'   4h 27'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 51' 10h 44' 11h 53' 13h 08' 14h 11' 14h 43' 14h 29' 13h 35' 12h 22' 11h 08' 10h 06' 9h 35'   12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 27 (73) 30 (70) 33 (67) 35 (65) 36 (64) 37 (63) 43 (57) 49 (51) 47 (53) 40 (60) 31 (69) 28 (72)   37 (63)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 32.4 41.7 52.6 64.2 72.5 75.7 72.6 64.3 52.8 41.3 32.2 28.8   52.5

Santa Cruz, Flores, Azores
511.2 kms (317.6 miles) WNW
Horta, Faial, Azores
273.1 kms (169.7 miles) WNW
Lisbon, Portugal
1444.7 kms (897.7 miles) E
Sagres, Algarve, Portugal
1477.5 kms (918.2 miles) E
Santa Maria, Portugal
97.7 kms (60.7 miles) SSE
Funchal, Madeira
978.2 kms (607.9 miles) ESE
Lanzarote, Spain (Canary Islands
1485.3 kms (923 miles) SE
Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands
1354 kms (841.4 miles) SE
Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
1452.7 kms (902.7 miles) SE

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