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Mogadishu vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 4,248 km or 2,640 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 146.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 153° or SSE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (15°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.1 °C (20°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 101.6 mm (4 in) less which is equivalent to 101.6 l/m² (2.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,016,000 l/ha (108,617 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 167 more hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 28' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20° higher in Mogadishu than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) 0 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -91 (-4) -77 (-3) -48 (-2) +28 (+1) +41 (+2) +79 (+3) +57 (+2) +39 (+2) +4 (+0) -42 (-2) -23 (-1) -68 (-3) -102 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +12 (+40) +12.5 (+40) +9.5 (+31) +3 (+10) -2 ( -6) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 11' +4h 16' +2h 46' +0h 32' -1h 30' -4h 24' -5h 15' -3h 46' -1h 02' +1h 50' +2h 54' +4h 09'   +0h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 59' +1h 14' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 45' -2h 13' -2h 01' -1h 14' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 47' +2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.1 +32.9 +32.6 +13.5 -3.1 -9.5 -3.5 +13.2 +32.5 +32.9 +33.1 +33.2   +20
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10.4 +8.5 +8.9 +13 +16.4 +22.3 +23.1 +21.8 +18.7 +12.1 +10.6 +10.5   +14.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.2 (+29) +15.5 (+28) +15.8 (+28) +14.8 (+27) +11.2 (+20) +7.8 (+14) +5.4 (+10) +5.2 (+9) +6.7 (+12) +9.5 (+17) +12.8 (+23) +14.9 (+27) +11.3 (+20)

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