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Heraklion, Crete vs Rio Branco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Rio Branco, Brazil is approximately 10,915 km or 6,783 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Rio Branco bearing 55.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 83.5° or E .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Rio Branco has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Rio Branco is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°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 1442.6 mm (56.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1442.6 l/m² (35.4 US gal/ft²) or 14,426,000 l/ha (1,542,235 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Rio Branco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Heraklion, Crete relative to Rio Branco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rio Branco 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) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) +-3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +-4 (-8) -6 (-12) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) 0 (-1) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -6 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -196 (-8) -209 (-8) -171 (-7) -144 (-6) -87 (-3) -43 (-2) -41 (-2) -40 (-2) -77 (-3) -103 (-4) -147 (-6) -186 (-7) -1443 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 36' -1h 37' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 18' +2h 54' +2h 38' +1h 37' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 20' -2h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45 -42.5 -24.6 -1.4 +15.1 +21.5 +15.4 -1.3 -24 -42.3 -44.7 -45.2   -18.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19.4 -20.5 -20.9 -25 -25.4 -26.3 -22.1 -18.8 -16.7 -16.1 -17.6 -19.5   -20.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -15.8 (-28) -13.7 (-25) -9.6 (-17) -5 (-9) -2.7 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -5.5 (-10) -9.1 (-16) -12.5 (-23) -15.4 (-28) -10.5 (-19)

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