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Tamanrasset vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 2,364 km or 1,469 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 239.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 229.5° or SW .
  • Tamanrasset has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 457.8 mm (18 in) less which is equivalent to 457.8 l/m² (11.24 US gal/ft²) or 4,578,000 l/ha (489,419 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 467 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamanrasset. In whichever way circa 1h 17' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.3° higher in Tamanrasset than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -90 (-4) -76 (-3) -55 (-2) -28 (-1) -9 (0) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) -11 (0) -66 (-3) -57 (-2) -75 (-3) -458 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +1.5 (+5) +1.5 (+5) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42)   -62 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 42' +4h 55' +3h 48' +1h 48' -0h 00' -2h 28' -2h 15' -1h 50' -0h 52' +1h 03' +2h 08' +3h 30'   +1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 45' -0h 58' -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 46' +0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +12.5 +12.5 +12.5 +12.5 +12.4 +11.1 +12.2 +12.5 +12.5 +12.4 +12.4 +12.5   +12.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43.6 -44.5 -47.1 -43 -41.6 -36.7 -36.9 -36.2 -37.3 -37.9 -39.4 -40.5   -40.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -12.6 (-23) -12 (-22) -12.6 (-23) -11.5 (-21) -11.7 (-21) -11.5 (-21) -13.4 (-24) -12.6 (-23) -11.3 (-20) -10.3 (-19) -11.7 (-21) -12.1 (-22) -11.9 (-21)

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