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Heraklion, Crete vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 11,820 km or 7,345 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 44.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 125.1° or SE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Acapulco 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 Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 886.4 mm (34.9 in) less which is equivalent to 886.4 l/m² (21.75 US gal/ft²) or 8,864,000 l/ha (947,620 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 78 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 0h 11' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +83 (+3) +76 (+3) +55 (+2) +25 (+1) -13 (-1) -268 (-11) -208 (-8) -311 (-12) -322 (-13) -76 (-3) +9 (+0) +63 (+2) -886 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +8.5 (+30) +9.5 (+31) +5.5 (+18) +2 (+6) -11 ( -37) -14.5 ( -47) -13.5 ( -44) -15 ( -50) -4 ( -13) +10 (+33) +13 (+42)   +3.5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 17' -4h 46' -2h 36' +0h 26' +3h 03' +5h 04' +5h 36' +4h 46' +4h 22' -0h 38' -3h 08' -4h 32'   +0h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 12' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 04' +1h 21' +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 05' -1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.6 -18.6 -18.7 -18.7 -11.5 -5.2 -11.1 -18.4 -18.4 -18.3 -18.4 -18.5   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9.4 -9.5 -7.9 -14 -14.4 -20.3 -20.1 -19.8 -19.7 -14.1 -10.6 -10.5   -14.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.8 (-28) -15.6 (-28) -14 (-25) -13.2 (-24) -10.9 (-20) -8.8 (-16) -7.2 (-13) -7.1 (-13) -8.8 (-16) -10.9 (-20) -12.8 (-23) -14.7 (-26) -11.7 (-21)

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