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Faro vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Faro, Portugal and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 2,966 km or 1,843 mi.
  • To reach Faro in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 283.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Faro bearing 263.5° or W .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Faro. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 21.4 mm (0.8 in) more which is equivalent to 21.4 l/m² (0.53 US gal/ft²) or 214,000 l/ha (22,878 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 242 more hours of sunlight per year in Faro. In whichever way circa 0h 40' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Faro than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) 0 (+1) 0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -5 (0) -18 (-1) +8 (+0) +6 (+0) +5 (+0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) -6 (0) -2 (0) +27 (+1) +17 (+1) +21 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16)   -16 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +2h 18' +0h 38' +1h 06' -0h 03' +0h 20' -0h 17' -0h 17' -0h 34' +0h 52' +0h 16' +1h 32'   +0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.7 -1.7 -1.6 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9.4 +10.5 +4.9 +6 +3.4 +8.3 +3.1 +1.8 +3.7 +5.1 +7.6 +9.5   +6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.8 (+3) +2.5 (+5) +1.1 (+2) -0.1 (0) -1.8 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1.9 (-3) -0.7 (-1) +0 (+0) +0.2 (+0) +0.9 (+2) -0.1 (0)

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