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Heraklion, Crete vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,203 km or 2,612 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 34.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 44° or NE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Accra 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 Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 286.4 mm (11.3 in) less which is equivalent to 286.4 l/m (7.03 US gal/ft) or 2,864,000 l/ha (306,181 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 539 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 1h 27' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -11 (-21) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +40 (+2) -16 (-1) -52 (-2) -130 (-5) -190 (-7) -48 (-2) -15 (-1) -21 (-1) -11 (0) +21 (+1) +59 (+2) -286 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +7 (+25) +5 (+16) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -13 ( -43) -6.5 ( -21) -5.5 ( -18) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) +7 (+23) +12 (+39)   +1 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 27' -2h 43' -0h 52' +1h 02' +3h 30' +6h 52' +7h 56' +6h 56' +4h 10' -0h 19' -2h 12' -3h 25'   +1h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 48' -1h 07' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 36' +2h 01' +1h 50' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 37' -2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -29.6 -29.5 -29.5 -17.1 -0.5 +5.9 -0.1 -16.8 -29.4 -29.4 -29.5 -29.7   -19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11.4 -10.5 -10.9 -18 -21.4 -28.3 -28.1 -24.8 -20.7 -17.1 -12.6 -11.5   -17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.3 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -16.2 (-29) -14.9 (-27) -11.3 (-20) -8.1 (-15) -4.9 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -6.6 (-12) -9.6 (-17) -12.8 (-23) -15.1 (-27) -11.5 (-21)

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