Helmand, Afghanistan Climate

Weather: 33.67°C/92.61°F, Wind SW at 3.88 km/h, 11% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Afghanistan
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Helmand Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 762.75 meters (2502.46 feet) above sea level, Helmand has a Subtropical desert climate (Classification: BWh). The city’s yearly temperature is 24.65ºC (76.37ºF) and it is 8.95% higher than Afghanistan’s averages. Helmand typically receives about 9.25 millimeters (0.36 inches) of precipitation and has 19.73 rainy days (5.41% of the time) annually.

CountryAfghanistan
Longitude63.9586111
Latitude31.3636474
Attitude/Elevation762.75m (2502.46ft)
Local timeThursday 10:41
Annual high temperature28.21ºC (82.78ºF)
Annual low temperature17.53ºC (63.55ºF)
Average annual precip.9.25mm (0.36in)
Warmest monthJuly (41.51ºC / 106.72ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (6.05ºC / 42.89ºF)
Wettest MonthFebruary (33.51mm / 1.32in)
Driest MonthAugust (0.0mm / 0in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)19.73 days (5.41%)
Days with no rain345.27 days (94.59%)
Humidity22.29%

Climate Helmand: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)22.0(71.6)28.0(82.4)35.0(95.0)38.0(100.4)43.0(109.4)46.0(114.8)46.0(114.8)45.0(113.0)40.0(104.0)37.0(98.6)30.0(86.0)25.0(77.0)46.0(114.8)
Average high °C (°F)14.02(57.24)15.96(60.73)23.34(74.01)29.79(85.62)35.81(96.46)40.16(104.29)41.51(106.72)39.31(102.76)34.94(94.89)28.6(83.48)20.35(68.63)14.78(58.6)28.21(82.78)
Daily mean °C (°F)10.99(51.78)13.01(55.42)20.18(68.32)26.74(80.13)32.67(90.81)36.75(98.15)37.51(99.52)34.89(94.8)30.28(86.5)24.26(75.67)16.97(62.55)11.53(52.75)24.65(76.37)
Average low °C (°F)6.05(42.89)8.19(46.74)14.51(58.12)20.26(68.47)25.3(77.54)27.92(82.26)28.21(82.78)25.53(77.95)20.48(68.86)15.93(60.67)11.43(52.57)6.52(43.74)17.53(63.55)
Record low °C (°F)-4.0(24.8)-4.0(24.8)4.0(39.2)12.0(53.6)17.0(62.6)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)17.0(62.6)11.0(51.8)6.0(42.8)1.0(33.8)-4.0(24.8)-4.0(24.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches)20.03(0.79)33.51(1.32)27.6(1.09)11.32(0.45)3.16(0.12)0.13(0.01)0.1(0.0)0.0(0)0.03(0.0)1.85(0.07)9.89(0.39)3.43(0.14)9.25(0.36)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)3.275.554.182.270.820.00.00.00.00.732.090.821.64
Average relative humidity (%)38.2240.1830.122.7214.449.039.5610.6611.418.5730.332.2422.29
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.259.6611.0712.6813.6914.0913.9813.3212.278.698.458.3911.21

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Helmand in recent years.

Helmand

Helmand Temperature by Month

July
37.51°C | 99.52°F
June
36.75°C | 98.15°F
August
34.89°C | 94.8°F
May
32.67°C | 90.81°F
September
30.28°C | 86.5°F
April
26.74°C | 80.13°F
October
24.26°C | 75.67°F
March
20.18°C | 68.32°F
November
16.97°C | 62.55°F
February
13.01°C | 55.42°F
December
11.53°C | 52.75°F
January
10.99°C | 51.78°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature31.0°C (87.8°F)22.13°C (71.83°F)11.0°C (51.8°F)
Avg Temperature28.0°C (82.4°F)18.55°C (65.39°F)9.0°C (48.2°F)
Min Temperature23.0°C (73.4°F)12.45°C (54.41°F)4.0°C (39.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point6.0°C (42.8°F)-6.55°C (20.21°F)-20.0°C (-4.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation1.2mm | 0.05in0.08mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in2.5mm | 0.1in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind43.0kmh | 26.72mph15.35kmh | 9.54mph6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Gust Wind55.0kmh | 34.18mph24.0kmh | 14.91mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure1.2mb0.08mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
March° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-03-0117 | 62.6-6 | 21.22316 | 9.9429.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0219 | 66.2-1 | 30.22814 | 8.729.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0321 | 69.8-1 | 30.22819 | 11.8129.59 | 10020.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0416 | 60.8-7 | 19.42226 | 16.1629.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0514 | 57.2-13 | 8.61610 | 6.2129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0613 | 55.4-14 | 6.81623 | 14.2929.91 | 10130.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0711 | 51.8-12 | 10.42217 | 10.5630.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0813 | 55.4-12 | 10.41913 | 8.0830.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2012-03-0914 | 57.2-11 | 12.2188 | 4.9729.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1016 | 60.8-10 | 14.0178 | 4.9729.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1117 | 62.6-5 | 23.02419 | 11.8129.77 | 10081.2 | 0.05
2012-03-1212 | 53.6-9 | 15.82521 | 13.0530.06 | 10180.1 | 0.0
2012-03-1314 | 57.2-12 | 10.41811 | 6.8430.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1420 | 68.0-8 | 17.61710 | 6.2130.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1523 | 73.4-4 | 24.81811 | 6.8429.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1625 | 77.0-3 | 26.61814 | 8.729.74 | 10070.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1725 | 77.0-4 | 24.81618 | 11.1829.74 | 10070.0 | 0.0
2012-03-1826 | 78.8-4 | 24.81526 | 16.1629.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2012-03-199 | 48.2-12 | 10.42243 | 26.7230.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2012-03-209 | 48.2-20 | -4.01212 | 7.4630.3 | 10260.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2113 | 55.4-17 | 1.4116 | 3.7330.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2217 | 62.6-16 | 3.2107 | 4.3530.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2320 | 68.0-5 | 23.01911 | 6.8430.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2422 | 71.6-1 | 30.22415 | 9.3229.94 | 10140.2 | 0.01
2012-03-2522 | 71.61 | 33.83012 | 7.4629.94 | 10140.5 | 0.02
2012-03-2622 | 71.6-9 | 15.81511 | 6.8430.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2721 | 69.8-3 | 26.62117 | 10.5629.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2012-03-2824 | 75.22 | 35.62815 | 9.3230.0 | 10160.3 | 0.01
2012-03-2925 | 77.06 | 42.8339 | 5.5930.03 | 10170.2 | 0.01
2012-03-3027 | 80.66 | 42.82917 | 10.5629.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2012-03-3128 | 82.41 | 33.82117 | 10.5629.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0

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