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Heraklion, Crete vs Zanjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Heraklion, Crete, Greece and Zanjan, Iran is approximately 2,096 km or 1,303 mi.
  • To reach Heraklion, Crete in this distance one would set out from Zanjan bearing 272.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Heraklion, Crete bearing 259° or W .
  • Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Zanjan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Zanjan is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) less in Heraklion, Crete. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 185.2 mm (7.3 in) more which is equivalent to 185.2 l/m² (4.55 US gal/ft²) or 1,852,000 l/ha (197,991 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Heraklion, Crete than in Zanjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +47 (+2) +12 (+0) -27 (-1) -31 (-1) -4 (0) -4 (0) -3 (0) +15 (+1) +43 (+2) +30 (+1) +48 (+2) +185 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4.4 -2.5 +5.1 +8 +11.6 +16.7 +18.9 +19.2 +23.3 +16.9 +8.4 -0.5   +10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13 (+23) +11.4 (+21) +9.2 (+17) +7.2 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +7 (+13) +7.5 (+14) +10.1 (+18) +10.3 (+19) +11.1 (+20) +12.2 (+22) +9.5 (+17)

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