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Chesterfield, Nunavut vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chesterfield, Nunavut, Canada and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 7,683 km or 4,774 mi.
  • To reach Chesterfield, Nunavut in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 334.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Chesterfield, Nunavut bearing 231.8° or SW .
  • Chesterfield, Nunavut has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Chesterfield, Nunavut is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 30.4 °C (54.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.3 °C (47.3°F) more in Chesterfield, Nunavut. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 235.3 mm (9.3 in) less which is equivalent to 235.3 l/m² (5.77 US gal/ft²) or 2,353,000 l/ha (251,551 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28° lower in Chesterfield, Nunavut than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 25.7°C (46.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -42 (-76) -45 (-80) -38 (-68) -32 (-58) -26 (-46) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -16 (-30) -21 (-39) -26 (-47) -33 (-60) -38 (-68) -30 (-53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-78) -44 (-78) -41 (-74) -33 (-60) -27 (-48) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -21 (-38) -25 (-46) -33 (-60) -40 (-72) -30 (-55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -45 (-81) -39 (-70) -34 (-61) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -18 (-33) -25 (-44) -33 (-60) -40 (-72) -30 (-53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -83 (-3) -73 (-3) -48 (-2) -17 (-1) +2 (+0) +19 (+1) +40 (+2) +41 (+2) +20 (+1) -39 (-2) -35 (-1) -62 (-2) -235 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +9.5 (+31) +9.5 (+31) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19)   +21 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 32' -2h 30' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 51' +5h 23' +4h 38' +2h 31' +0h 22' -1h 44' -3h 54' -5h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.8 -27.8 -27.8 -27.9 -27.9 -28 -28 -28.1 -28.1 -28 -28 -27.8   -28
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13.6 +14.5 +9.9 +25 +30.4 +26.3 +19.1 +19.8 +23.7 +23.1 +16.6 +6.5   +16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -43 (-77) -39.6 (-71) -37.5 (-68) -27.6 (-50) -19.7 (-35) -14.8 (-27) -11.9 (-21) -12.5 (-23) -15.6 (-28) -20.2 (-36) -28.9 (-52) -37.2 (-67) -25.7 (-46)

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