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Kufra vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 1,249 km or 776 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 188.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 187.9° or S .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 499.6 mm (19.7 in) less which is equivalent to 499.6 l/m² (12.26 US gal/ft²) or 4,996,000 l/ha (534,106 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 777 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 2h 08' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11° higher in Kufra than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -92 (-4) -77 (-3) -57 (-2) -30 (-1) -15 (-1) -3 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -20 (-1) -69 (-3) -59 (-2) -77 (-3) -500 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -11 ( -37) -14 ( -45)   -78 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 32' +4h 40' +3h 09' +1h 24' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 09' +0h 07' +0h 28' +2h 50' +3h 56' +4h 23'   +2h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 41' -0h 52' -0h 47' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11 +11 +11.1 +11.1 +11 +11 +10.9 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11 +11.1   +11
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22.6 -28.5 -33.1 -34 -36.6 -33.7 -33.9 -35.2 -34.3 -34.9 -25.4 -19.5   -31
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -5.4 (-10) -4.6 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -8.2 (-15) -9.9 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -8.7 (-16) -7 (-13) -4.7 (-8) -4.7 (-8) -6.6 (-12)

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