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Heraklion, Crete vs Rome Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Rome, Italy is approximately 1,323 km or 822 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Rome bearing 119.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 127.6° or SE .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Both are in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.6 °C (6.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 336.7 mm (13.3 in) less which is equivalent to 336.7 l/m² (8.26 US gal/ft²) or 3,367,000 l/ha (359,955 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 378 more hours of sunlight per year in Heraklion, Crete. In whichever way circa 1h 02' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° higher in Heraklion, Crete than in Rome.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (-1) +0 (-1) +-3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +1 (+0) -11 (0) -38 (-2) -32 (-1) -38 (-1) -22 (-1) -35 (-1) -56 (-2) -39 (-2) -61 (-2) -15 (-1) -337 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -2.5 ( -8) -1.5 ( -5) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +4 (+13)   -5 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 50' -0h 04' -0h 17' +1h 08' +1h 42' +2h 16' +1h 44' +2h 01' +1h 46' +0h 21' +1h 42' +0h 54'   +1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 34' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 30' -0h 39' -0h 35' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.6 +6.7 +6.7   +6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11.4 -8.5 -5.9 -10 -11.4 -13.3 -11.1 -10.8 -9.7 -9.1 -11.6 -12.5   -10.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +2 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -0.1 (0) -0.8 (-1) -0.8 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +2.6 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +1.1 (+2)

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