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Elevation: 128 feet     Latitude: 35 20N     Longitude: 025 11E
Köppen Classification: Mediterran Climate



Under the Köppen Climate Classification climate classification, "dry-summer subtropical" climates are often referred to as "Mediterranean". This climate zone has an an average temperature above 10°C (50°F) in their warmest months, and an average in the coldest between 18 to -3°C (64 to 27°F). Summers tend to be dry with less than one-third that of the wettest winter month, and with less than 30mm (1.18 in) of precipitation in a summer month. Many of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Csa". (Mediterran Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Iraklion is 65.7°F (18.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 53.8°F (12.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Iraklion is 106.0°F (41.1°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Iraklion is 32.0°F (0°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Iraklion is 19.0" (482.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 3.5" (88.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 78.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 14.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 91.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in January with 16.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in July with 0.3 days of rain.

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