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Wake Island vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wake Island, Usa and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 12,710 km or 7,898 mi.
  • To reach Wake Island in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 40.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wake Island bearing 146.1° or SE .
  • Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.9 °C (19.6°F) less in Wake Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 405.8 mm (16 in) more which is equivalent to 405.8 l/m² (9.96 US gal/ft²) or 4,058,000 l/ha (433,827 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° higher in Wake Island than in Heraklion, Crete.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -37 (-1) -1 (0) +34 (+1) +29 (+1) +55 (+2) +101 (+4) +156 (+6) +109 (+4) +41 (+2) +12 (+0) -32 (-1) +406 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 56' -1h 11' -1h 05' -0h 39' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.9 +15.8 +15.9 +15.9 +13.9 +7.7 +13.1 +16.2 +16.1 +16.1 +16 +16   +14.8

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