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Heraklion, Crete vs San Juan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and San Juan, Dominican Republic is approximately 9,366 km or 5,820 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from San Juan bearing 54.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 109° or ESE .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas San Juan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas San Juan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.1 °C (10.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 450 mm (17.7 in) less which is equivalent to 450 l/m² (11.04 US gal/ft²) or 4,500,000 l/ha (481,080 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.1° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in San Juan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.7°C (13.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +79 (+3) +62 (+2) +26 (+1) -39 (-2) -126 (-5) -87 (-3) -107 (-4) -128 (-5) -129 (-5) -66 (-3) +6 (+0) +59 (+2) -450 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 13' +1h 06' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 59' -1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.5 -16.6 -16.6 -13.4 -7.2 -12.8 -16.4 -16.4 -16.3 -16.4 -16.5   -15.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2.5 -2 -1.2 -7.5 -12.7 -15.3 -12.9 -12 -11 -9.5 -6.4 -3.8   -8.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.5 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -10.5 (-19) -9.9 (-18) -7.9 (-14) -5.3 (-10) -3.3 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -9.4 (-17) -7.7 (-14)

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