Funchal records first tropical night

… of summer 2022

Tropical night in Funchal

The Diario reports on the first tropical night of this Summer 2022, in Madeira, was recorded in Funchal on the night of this Sunday, the 3rd of July.

At the Funchal/Lido weather station, the minimum air temperature did not drop below 20°C throughout the night. The extreme value of the minimum temperature was 20°C recorded at 06:00.

Downtown Funchal was the only one in the Region covered by the the Portuguese Weather Institute, IPMA‘s, meteorological station network in the Region (there are a total of 20 of these on Madeira Island and 1 on Porto Santo), where the air temperature did not drop below 20°C.

The last tropical night in downtown Funchal took place exactly two weeks ago. It was on the 19th of June, that is, on the eve of the beginning of the summer solstice, also in Funchal/Lido, where the minimum temperature then stood at 20.5°C.

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