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Rockwell City, Ia vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rockwell City, Ia, Usa and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 9,483 km or 5,893 mi.
  • To reach Rockwell City, Ia in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 319.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rockwell City, Ia bearing 225° or SW .
  • Rockwell City, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Rockwell City, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) more in Rockwell City, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 293.3 mm (11.5 in) more which is equivalent to 293.3 l/m² (7.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,933,000 l/ha (313,557 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Rockwell City, Ia than in Heraklion, Crete.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) 1 (+2) 1 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -12 (-22) -18 (-32) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -19 (-35) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -20 (-35) -14 (-24) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -22 (-39) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -60 (-2) -9 (0) +41 (+2) +88 (+3) +111 (+4) +110 (+4) +98 (+4) +76 (+3) -9 (0) -25 (-1) -54 (-2) +293 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 31' +0h 39' +0h 35' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -6.6 -6.6 -6.5 -6.6 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7   -6.7

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