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Heraklion, Crete vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 3,073 km or 1,910 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 300.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 285.1° or WNW .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8 °C (14.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.7 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 411.7 l/m² (10.1 US gal/ft²) or 4,117,000 l/ha (440,135 US gal/ac) more. About 5 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +88 (+3) +35 (+1) +33 (+1) +23 (+1) +15 (+1) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +20 (+1) +69 (+3) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +412 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.8 -10.8 -10.9 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.9 -10.9 -10.9 -10.8 -10.8   -10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1.4 -0.5 +4.1 +6 +8.6 -0.3 +0.9 +0.2 +0.3 +2.9 +1.4 -0.5   +1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.9 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -7 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -7 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -7.4 (-13) -7.8 (-14) -8.1 (-15) -7.4 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -7 (-13)

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