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Valencia vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valencia, Spain and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 2,304 km or 1,432 mi.
  • To reach Valencia in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 289.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Valencia bearing 273.4° or W .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Valencia is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Valencia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 20.9 mm (0.8 in) less which is equivalent to 20.9 l/m² (0.51 US gal/ft²) or 209,000 l/ha (22,343 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 378 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Valencia. In whichever way circa 1h 01' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Valencia than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -44 (-2) -20 (-1) +11 (+0) +19 (+1) +19 (+1) +15 (+1) +20 (+1) +28 (+1) +18 (+1) +3 (+0) -36 (-1) -21 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -14) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1.5 (+5) +2.5 (+8) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 30' +1h 05' -0h 23' -0h 52' -2h 00' -2h 40' -2h 32' -2h 48' -2h 24' -0h 50' -0h 50' +0h 25'   -1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 23' +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -4.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2   -4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9.6 -11.5 -11.1 -7 -1.6 +2.3 +5.1 +4.8 +1.7 -5.9 -9.4 -9.5   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -3.9 (-7) -3.7 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -1.9 (-3) +0 (+0) +0.3 (+1) -0.4 (-1) -3 (-5) -5.1 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -2.7 (-5)

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