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Kythira Island vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kythira Island, Greece and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 222 km or 138 mi.
  • To reach Kythira Island in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 299° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kythira Island bearing 297.8° or WNW .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Kythira Island. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 41.3 mm (1.6 in) more which is equivalent to 41.3 l/m² (1.01 US gal/ft²) or 413,000 l/ha (44,152 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Kythira Island than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (+0) 0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) -10 (0) +2 (+0) -2 (0) -5 (0) -1 (0) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) -8 (0) -15 (-1) +27 (+1) +38 (+2) +41 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1 -1 -0.9 -1 -1 -1 -0.9 -0.9 -1 -0.9 -1 -1   -1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4.7 +5.9 +5.4 +5.9 +2.5 +0.4 -2.5 -1.5 +0.8 +2.4 +5.1 +5.3   +2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.2 (0) -0.2 (0) -0.4 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -0.9 (-2) -0.3 (-1) -0.4 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +0 (+0) -0.5 (-1)

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