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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 2,198 km or 1,366 mi.
  • To reach Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 276.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel bearing 260.4° or W .
  • Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.5 °C (1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 669.4 mm (26.4 in) more which is equivalent to 669.4 l/m (16.43 US gal/ft) or 6,694,000 l/ha (715,633 US gal/ac) more. About 2 7/8 as much.
  • There are 1348 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel. In whichever way circa 3h 41' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) +-3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) +-1 (-3) +1 (+2) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +80 (+3) +75 (+3) +38 (+2) +21 (+1) +15 (+1) +26 (+1) +30 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +88 (+3) +93 (+4) +669 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +15 (+48) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +15 (+48)   +146 (+40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 19' -3h 34' -3h 00' -3h 52' -4h 34' -5h 30' -5h 21' -4h 00' -2h 34' -2h 32' -3h 04' -2h 54'   -3h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 03' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 03' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.7 +0.6 +0.7 +0.6 +0.7 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +18 +15 +14 +18 +18 +15 +14 +12 +11 +14 +15   +15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.8 (+10) +5.1 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +0.6 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -0.2 (0) +0.5 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +4.6 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +2.6 (+5)

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