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Accra vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 4,203 km or 2,612 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 224° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 214.7° or SW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 286.4 mm (11.3 in) more which is equivalent to 286.4 l/m² (7.03 US gal/ft²) or 2,864,000 l/ha (306,181 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • There are 539 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 27' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° higher in Accra than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -40 (-2) +16 (+1) +52 (+2) +130 (+5) +190 (+7) +48 (+2) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) +11 (+0) -21 (-1) -59 (-2) +286 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -7 ( -25) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +6.5 (+21) +5.5 (+18) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 27' +2h 43' +0h 52' -1h 02' -3h 30' -6h 52' -7h 56' -6h 56' -4h 10' +0h 19' +2h 12' +3h 25'   -1h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 48' +1h 07' +0h 12' -0h 46' -1h 36' -2h 01' -1h 50' -1h 07' -0h 10' +0h 48' +1h 37' +2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +29.6 +29.5 +29.5 +17.1 +0.5 -5.9 +0.1 +16.8 +29.4 +29.4 +29.5 +29.7   +19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11.4 +10.5 +10.9 +18 +21.4 +28.3 +28.1 +24.8 +20.7 +17.1 +12.6 +11.5   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +17.3 (+31) +16.9 (+30) +16.2 (+29) +14.9 (+27) +11.3 (+20) +8.1 (+15) +4.9 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +6.6 (+12) +9.6 (+17) +12.8 (+23) +15.1 (+27) +11.5 (+21)

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