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Heraklion, Crete vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 4,482 km or 2,785 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 37.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 48.5° or NE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Abidjan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1347 mm (53 in) less which is equivalent to 1347 l/m² (33.06 US gal/ft²) or 13,470,000 l/ha (1,440,032 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 764 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 2h 03' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Heraklion, Crete relative to Abidjan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abidjan vs Heraklion, Crete.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +29 (+1) -49 (-2) -111 (-4) -278 (-11) -559 (-22) -205 (-8) -36 (-1) -61 (-2) -69 (-3) -85 (-3) +2 (+0) -1347 (-53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +5 (+18) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) -12 ( -39) -18 ( -60) -9.5 ( -31) -5.5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) +7 (+23)   -38 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 27' -2h 54' -0h 58' +1h 08' +4h 07' +7h 46' +8h 50' +8h 01' +5h 10' +0h 15' -1h 42' -2h 30'   +2h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 49' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 37' +2h 02' +1h 51' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 38' -2h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30 -29.8 -29.9 -16.7 -0.1 +6.3 +0.2 -16.5 -29.8 -29.7 -29.9 -30   -19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.4 -4.5 -3.9 -9 -14.4 -25.3 -22.1 -20.8 -18.7 -12.1 -5.6 -5.5   -12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.4 (-28) -15.8 (-28) -14.5 (-26) -12.7 (-23) -9.7 (-17) -7.3 (-13) -3.9 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -6.3 (-11) -9.3 (-17) -11.6 (-21) -13.8 (-25) -10.3 (-19)

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