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Heraklion, Crete vs Melbourne (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Melbourne (airport), Australia is approximately 14,710 km or 9,141 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Melbourne (airport) bearing 286.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 291.6° or WNW .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Melbourne (airport) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Melbourne (airport) is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.9 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 63.9 l/m² (1.57 US gal/ft²) or 639,000 l/ha (68,313 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Heraklion, Crete than in Melbourne (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) +0 (+0) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +10 (+18) +4 (+8) +-2 (-3) -8 (-14) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +1 (+3) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +13 (+24) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +36 (+1) +21 (+1) -19 (-1) -34 (-1) -35 (-1) -38 (-1) -51 (-2) -27 (-1) +10 (+0) -4 (0) +29 (+1) -64 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 22' -2h 43' -0h 29' +1h 52' +3h 52' +4h 53' +4h 26' +2h 43' +0h 25' -1h 56' -3h 55' -4h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.3 -18.7 +2.7 +26 +42.7 +49.2 +43.2 +26.5 +3.8 -18.9 -37.2 -44.5   +3.1

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