Climate of Afghanistan
Afghanistan has a continental climate. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Afghanistan is 17° degrees and there is about 103 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 294 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 4.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 3°C and 29°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between -6°C and 17°C
- Rain: it rains 48 days and there is a total of approximately 102 mm rainfall
- Snow: it snows an average of 21 days per year
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3600 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 3°C and 29°C|
|Warmest month:||29°C in July|
|Coldest month:||3°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between -6°C and 17°C|
|Dry days:||296 days|
|Days with rain:||48 days|
|Days with snow:||21 days|
|Total rain sum:||102 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3600 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Afghanistan.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Afghanistan.
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Climate table of Afghanistan
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Afghanistan. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Afghanistan might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||3||3||11||17||22||27||29||28||24||18||11||6|
|Night temp. (°C)||-6||-5||1||7||11||15||17||16||12||7||2||-3|
|Days with rain||4||5||8||10||6||2||2||1||1||2||4||3|
|Days with snow||7||7||3||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||3|
|Sun hours per day||7||7||9||12||12||12||12||12||11||9||7||7|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2|
Best time to visit Afghanistan
To go to Afghanistan, the best time to visit is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Afghanistan, July is the warmest month with 29°C and the most cold month is 3°C in January.
Climate of Afghanistan by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Afghanistan? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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Populaire bestemmingen in Afghanistan
- Wuz Namad
- ‘Alī Khānī
- Ēl-e Nabī
- Shēr Band
- Now-e Rāh
- Maula Ali
- Sar-e Mūr
- Māṉū Kalā
- Jowr Sang
- Karam Zār
- Dast Gird
- Golō Kalā
- Nay Muqām
- Lōṯah Lām
- Guḏī Khēl
- Anā Kêlay
Cities and towns in Afghanistan