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Heraklion, Crete vs Sukhumi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Sukhumi, Georgia is approximately 1,619 km or 1,006 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Sukhumi bearing 242.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 232.7° or SW .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Sukhumi has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Sukhumi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 889.4 mm (35 in) less which is equivalent to 889.4 l/m (21.83 US gal/ft) or 8,894,000 l/ha (950,828 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 827 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 2h 15' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.9° higher in Heraklion, Crete than in Sukhumi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -41 (-2) -55 (-2) -92 (-4) -82 (-3) -94 (-4) -111 (-4) -113 (-4) -115 (-5) -38 (-2) -69 (-3) -58 (-2) -889 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -18) -5 ( -16) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -37) -10.5 ( -34) -9.5 ( -31) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -74 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 25' +1h 05' +2h 07' +2h 58' +3h 48' +3h 30' +4h 11' +3h 25' +2h 16' +0h 56' +1h 26' +0h 56'   +2h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 42' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +7.9 +7.9 +7.8 +7.9 +7.9 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +7.9   +7.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2.4 -4.5 -2.9 -10 -14.4 -18.3 -22.1 -16.8 -11.7 -5.1 -1.6 -1.5   -9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.3 (+10) +5.1 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +1.2 (+2) -0.1 (0) -1.2 (-2) -3.2 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -0.4 (-1) +1.6 (+3) +4 (+7) +5.2 (+9) +1.6 (+3)

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