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Heraklion, Crete vs Safford, Az Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Safford, Az, Usa is approximately 11,098 km or 6,897 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Safford, Az bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 143.1° or SE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Safford, Az has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Safford, Az is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 254.8 mm (10 in) more which is equivalent to 254.8 l/m² (6.25 US gal/ft²) or 2,548,000 l/ha (272,398 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Safford, Az.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +-2 (-4) +-4 (-8) +-6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) +-4 (-8) +0 (-1) +2 (+3) +-4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +74 (+3) +61 (+2) +44 (+2) +25 (+1) +11 (+0) -3 (0) -43 (-2) -39 (-2) -15 (-1) +43 (+2) +45 (+2) +53 (+2) +255 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.3 -2.3 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3   -2.3

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