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Heraklion, Crete vs Monrovia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Monrovia, Liberia is approximately 4,860 km or 3,020 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Monrovia bearing 43.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 56.7° or ENE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Monrovia has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Monrovia is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4123.4 mm (162.3 in) less which is equivalent to 4123.4 l/m² (101.2 US gal/ft²) or 41,234,000 l/ha (4,408,188 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1254 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 3h 24' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.6° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Monrovia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +0 (-1) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +6 (+0) -63 (-2) -124 (-5) -427 (-17) -955 (-38) -796 (-31) -353 (-14) -701 (-28) -529 (-21) -178 (-7) -45 (-2) -4123 (-162)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) -6 ( -20) -18 ( -58) -23 ( -77) -20.5 ( -66) -16.5 ( -53) -22 ( -73) -16 ( -52) -5 ( -17) +5 (+16)   -104 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 38' -1h 18' -0h 03' +1h 38' +5h 19' +8h 10' +9h 50' +9h 19' +6h 40' +2h 52' +0h 54' -0h 48'   +3h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 46' -1h 06' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 34' +1h 59' +1h 48' +1h 06' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 35' -1h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29 -28.8 -28.9 -17.7 -1.1 +5.3 -0.7 -17.5 -28.8 -28.8 -28.9 -29   -19.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10.4 -9.5 -10.9 -18 -18.4 -25.3 -26.1 -25.8 -24.7 -18.1 -12.6 -11.5   -17.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.7 (-28) -15.7 (-28) -15.2 (-27) -13.5 (-24) -9.2 (-17) -7 (-13) -4.5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6.9 (-12) -9.3 (-17) -11.8 (-21) -14.2 (-26) -10.7 (-19)

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