Herat, Afghanistan Climate

Weather: 10.98°C/51.76°F, Wind SW at 1.53 km/h, 34% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Herat Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 929.98 meters (3051.12 feet) above sea level, Herat has a Mid-latitude steppe climate (Classification: BSk). The city’s yearly temperature is 17.97ºC (64.35ºF) and it is 2.27% higher than Afghanistan’s averages. Herat typically receives about 12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches) of precipitation and has 28.46 rainy days (7.8% of the time) annually.

CountryAfghanistan
Longitude62.2040287
Latitude34.352865
Attitude/Elevation929.98m (3051.12ft)
Local timeWednesday 21:34
Annual high temperature21.38ºC (70.48ºF)
Annual low temperature11.17ºC (52.11ºF)
Average annual precip.12.2mm (0.48in)
Warmest monthJuly (33.33ºC / 91.99ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (1.09ºC / 33.96ºF)
Wettest MonthFebruary (33.9mm / 1.33in)
Driest MonthJuly (0.02mm / 0.0in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)28.46 days (7.8%)
Days with no rain336.54 days (92.2%)
Humidity32.56%

Climate Herat: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)20.0(68.0)23.0(73.4)30.0(86.0)33.0(91.4)37.0(98.6)43.0(109.4)41.0(105.8)43.0(109.4)38.0(100.4)31.0(87.8)28.0(82.4)21.0(69.8)43.0(109.4)
Average high °C (°F)8.82(47.88)9.95(49.91)16.58(61.84)22.19(71.94)27.9(82.22)32.0(89.6)33.33(91.99)31.45(88.61)28.14(82.65)21.9(71.42)14.14(57.45)10.17(50.31)21.38(70.48)
Daily mean °C (°F)5.71(42.28)6.89(44.4)13.4(56.12)18.84(65.91)24.63(76.33)28.8(83.84)30.1(86.18)27.87(82.17)24.0(75.2)17.94(64.29)10.69(51.24)6.76(44.17)17.97(64.35)
Average low °C (°F)1.09(33.96)1.93(35.47)7.72(45.9)12.19(53.94)17.03(62.65)20.11(68.2)21.31(70.36)19.26(66.67)15.44(59.79)10.62(51.12)5.47(41.85)1.85(35.33)11.17(52.11)
Record low °C (°F)-12.0(10.4)-18.0(-0.4)-6.0(21.2)1.0(33.8)9.0(48.2)13.0(55.4)15.0(59.0)11.0(51.8)4.0(39.2)0.0(0)-14.0(6.8)-13.0(8.6)-18.0(-0.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)27.57(1.09)33.9(1.33)28.25(1.11)24.56(0.97)5.04(0.2)0.33(0.01)0.02(0.0)0.15(0.01)0.02(0.0)6.65(0.26)11.34(0.45)8.53(0.34)12.2(0.48)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)4.555.645.275.01.820.180.00.090.01.362.821.732.37
Average relative humidity (%)47.3550.6844.3439.4727.5218.4416.2316.9818.6228.1242.6340.3332.56
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.149.8510.9712.6413.8914.2614.1213.5411.979.098.368.3411.26

Climate Graph

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

Herat

Herat Temperature by Month

July
30.1°C | 86.18°F
June
28.8°C | 83.84°F
August
27.87°C | 82.17°F
May
24.63°C | 76.33°F
September
24.0°C | 75.2°F
April
18.84°C | 65.91°F
October
17.94°C | 64.29°F
March
13.4°C | 56.12°F
November
10.69°C | 51.24°F
February
6.89°C | 44.4°F
December
6.76°C | 44.17°F
January
5.71°C | 42.28°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature15.0°C (59.0°F)7.97°C (46.35°F)-2.0°C (28.4°F)
Avg Temperature11.0°C (51.8°F)4.1°C (39.38°F)-6.0°C (21.2°F)
Min Temperature5.0°C (41.0°F)-1.32°C (29.62°F)-10.0°C (14.0°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point-2.0°C (28.4°F)-8.71°C (16.32°F)-25.0°C (-13.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation4.8mm | 0.19in0.42mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in13.0mm | 0.51in
Snowdepth0.1mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.1mm | 0.0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind24.0kmh | 14.91mph9.26kmh | 5.75mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind40.0kmh | 24.85mph16.35kmh | 10.16mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure4.8mb0.42mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
January° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2011-01-018 | 46.4-25 | -13.099 | 5.5929.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2011-01-027 | 44.6-21 | -5.8137 | 4.3530.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2011-01-035 | 41.0-18 | -0.4197 | 4.3530.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2011-01-044 | 39.2-12 | 10.4325 | 3.1130.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2011-01-057 | 44.6-17 | 1.4219 | 5.5930.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2011-01-067 | 44.6-16 | 3.2206 | 3.7330.12 | 10200.4 | 0.02
2011-01-074 | 39.2-4 | 24.85813 | 8.0830.3 | 10260.4 | 0.02
2011-01-083 | 37.4-8 | 17.65110 | 6.2130.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2011-01-095 | 41.0-11 | 12.2375 | 3.1130.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2011-01-107 | 44.6-3 | 26.65211 | 6.8430.06 | 10183.3 | 0.13
2011-01-112 | 35.6-4 | 24.8656 | 3.7330.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2011-01-121 | 33.8-6 | 21.2689 | 5.5930.18 | 10220.2 | 0.01
2011-01-13-4 | 24.8-7 | 19.48111 | 6.8430.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2011-01-14-6 | 21.2-11 | 12.2716 | 3.7330.33 | 10270.0 | 0.0
2011-01-15-2 | 28.4-13 | 8.65110 | 6.2130.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2011-01-162 | 35.6-3 | 26.67315 | 9.3230.03 | 10171.2 | 0.05
2011-01-17-0 | 32.0-5 | 23.0746 | 3.7330.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2011-01-182 | 35.6-8 | 17.6517 | 4.3530.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2011-01-194 | 39.2-10 | 14.0397 | 4.3530.06 | 10180.5 | 0.02
2011-01-203 | 37.4-2 | 28.4766 | 3.7330.12 | 10204.8 | 0.19
2011-01-214 | 39.2-4 | 24.8647 | 4.3530.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2011-01-223 | 37.4-8 | 17.6499 | 5.5930.3 | 10260.0 | 0.0
2011-01-233 | 37.4-10 | 14.0409 | 5.5930.33 | 10270.0 | 0.0
2011-01-244 | 39.2-9 | 15.8435 | 3.1130.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2011-01-254 | 39.2-7 | 19.4479 | 5.5930.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2011-01-267 | 44.6-10 | 14.03416 | 9.9430.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2011-01-277 | 44.6-8 | 17.63814 | 8.730.12 | 10201.5 | 0.06
2011-01-289 | 48.2-2 | 28.4538 | 4.9730.03 | 10170.3 | 0.01
2011-01-297 | 44.6-2 | 28.4584 | 2.4930.03 | 10170.2 | 0.01
2011-01-309 | 48.2-4 | 24.84717 | 10.5630.03 | 10170.1 | 0.0
2011-01-3111 | 51.8-2 | 28.44724 | 14.9129.97 | 10150.1 | 0.0

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