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Heraklion, Crete vs Niigata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Niigata, Japan is approximately 9,401 km or 5,842 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Niigata bearing 311.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 226.4° or SW .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Niigata has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Niigata is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1277.8 mm (50.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1277.8 l/m² (31.36 US gal/ft²) or 12,778,000 l/ha (1,366,053 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1057 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 2h 53' more per day or about 1 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° higher in Heraklion, Crete than in Niigata.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -99 (-4) -52 (-2) -46 (-2) -62 (-2) -83 (-3) -114 (-4) -181 (-7) -133 (-5) -138 (-5) -90 (-4) -138 (-5) -142 (-6) -1278 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -35) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -12.5 ( -40) -10.5 ( -34) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32)   -106 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +1h 41' +1h 48' +1h 26' +3h 13' +4h 56' +5h 52' +3h 44' +4h 14' +2h 05' +2h 08' +2h 17'   +2h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.6 +2.5 +2.4 +2.5 +2.5 +2.6 +2.6   +2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7.4 -6.5 -2.9 -6 -9.4 -19.3 -21.1 -16.8 -13.7 -7.1 -5.6 -7.5   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +8.1 (+15) +7.6 (+14) +4.1 (+7) +1.8 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -3.3 (-6) -4.3 (-8) -1.4 (-3) +2.6 (+5) +5.2 (+9) +7.1 (+13) +2.9 (+5)

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