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Heraklion, Crete vs Taoyuan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Taoyuan, China is approximately 8,937 km or 5,554 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Taoyuan bearing 304.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 246° or WSW .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Taoyuan has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1213.5 mm (47.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1213.5 l/m² (29.78 US gal/ft²) or 12,135,000 l/ha (1,297,312 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.2° lower in Heraklion, Crete than in Taoyuan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -115 (-5) -155 (-6) -98 (-4) -199 (-8) -197 (-8) -112 (-4) -117 (-5) -132 (-5) -36 (-1) -38 (-1) -4 (0) -1214 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 48' +0h 44' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 38' -0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.2 -10.1 -10.2 -10.2 -10.1 -10.2 -10.2 -10.4 -10.4 -10.3 -10.3 -10.2   -10.2

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