Kandahar, Afghanistan Climate

Weather: 31°C/87.8°F, Wind SW at 2.19 km/h, 10% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Afghanistan
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Kandahar Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1015.94 meters (3333.14 feet) above sea level, Kandahar has a Mid-latitude steppe climate (Classification: BSk). The city’s yearly temperature is 23.03ºC (73.45ºF) and it is 7.33% higher than Afghanistan’s averages. Kandahar typically receives about 10.83 millimeters (0.43 inches) of precipitation and has 22.27 rainy days (6.1% of the time) annually.

CountryAfghanistan
Longitude65.7371749
Latitude31.628871
Attitude/Elevation1015.94m (3333.14ft)
Local timeThursday 09:37
Annual high temperature26.42ºC (79.56ºF)
Annual low temperature15.41ºC (59.74ºF)
Average annual precip.10.83mm (0.43in)
Warmest monthJuly (39.6ºC / 103.28ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (4.32ºC / 39.78ºF)
Wettest MonthFebruary (36.11mm / 1.42in)
Driest MonthAugust (0.34mm / 0.01in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)22.27 days (6.1%)
Days with no rain342.73 days (93.9%)
Humidity24.38%

Climate Kandahar: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)20.0(68.0)25.0(77.0)33.0(91.4)35.0(95.0)40.0(104.0)45.0(113.0)44.0(111.2)45.0(113.0)39.0(102.2)35.0(95.0)28.0(82.4)24.0(75.2)45.0(113.0)
Average high °C (°F)12.27(54.09)13.86(56.95)21.22(70.2)27.62(81.72)33.51(92.32)38.14(100.65)39.6(103.28)37.61(99.7)33.38(92.08)27.01(80.62)19.1(66.38)13.7(56.66)26.42(79.56)
Daily mean °C (°F)9.26(48.67)11.12(52.02)18.2(64.76)24.73(76.51)30.58(87.04)34.86(94.75)35.87(96.57)33.76(92.77)29.39(84.9)22.88(73.18)15.49(59.88)10.21(50.38)23.03(73.45)
Average low °C (°F)4.32(39.78)6.58(43.84)12.57(54.63)18.2(64.76)22.96(73.33)25.32(77.58)25.49(77.88)23.31(73.96)18.49(65.28)13.46(56.23)9.28(48.7)4.93(40.87)15.41(59.74)
Record low °C (°F)-4.0(24.8)-5.0(23.0)2.0(35.6)9.0(48.2)15.0(59.0)16.0(60.8)17.0(62.6)15.0(59.0)8.0(46.4)5.0(41.0)-1.0(30.2)-5.0(23.0)-5.0(23.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)23.17(0.91)36.11(1.42)32.58(1.28)13.08(0.51)3.64(0.14)0.39(0.02)0.37(0.01)0.34(0.01)0.73(0.03)2.58(0.1)12.33(0.49)4.6(0.18)10.83(0.43)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)3.366.04.363.551.180.090.090.180.180.641.730.911.86
Average relative humidity (%)40.7343.7433.5724.9815.729.6511.3911.9712.220.0533.7134.8724.38
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.388.8311.2112.7913.5914.113.9913.2312.488.668.518.4311.18

Climate Graph

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

Kandahar

Kandahar Temperature by Month

July
35.87°C | 96.57°F
June
34.86°C | 94.75°F
August
33.76°C | 92.77°F
May
30.58°C | 87.04°F
September
29.39°C | 84.9°F
April
24.73°C | 76.51°F
October
22.88°C | 73.18°F
March
18.2°C | 64.76°F
November
15.49°C | 59.88°F
February
11.12°C | 52.02°F
December
10.21°C | 50.38°F
January
9.26°C | 48.67°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature35.0°C (95.0°F)31.67°C (89.01°F)27.0°C (80.6°F)
Avg Temperature31.0°C (87.8°F)28.03°C (82.45°F)24.0°C (75.2°F)
Min Temperature25.0°C (77.0°F)18.2°C (64.76°F)14.0°C (57.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point-2.0°C (28.4°F)-6.23°C (20.79°F)-12.0°C (10.4°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind12.0kmh | 7.46mph8.7kmh | 5.41mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind19.0kmh | 11.81mph13.4kmh | 8.33mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure0.0mb0.0mb0.0mb
Kandahar

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-09-0131 | 87.8-3 | 26.61410 | 6.2129.65 | 10040.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0231 | 87.8-11 | 12.2811 | 6.8429.65 | 10040.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0331 | 87.8-4 | 24.8117 | 4.3529.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0428 | 82.4-3 | 26.6148 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0530 | 86.0-6 | 21.21210 | 6.2129.65 | 10040.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0629 | 84.2-8 | 17.6118 | 4.9729.68 | 10050.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0729 | 84.2-5 | 23.0117 | 4.3529.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0830 | 86.0-4 | 24.8127 | 4.3529.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-0931 | 87.8-7 | 19.41012 | 7.4629.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1030 | 86.0-12 | 10.469 | 5.5929.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1131 | 87.8-11 | 12.277 | 4.3529.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1231 | 87.8-11 | 12.277 | 4.3529.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1331 | 87.8-8 | 17.688 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1429 | 84.2-3 | 26.61411 | 6.8429.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1529 | 84.2-3 | 26.6139 | 5.5929.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1626 | 78.8-3 | 26.6155 | 3.1129.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1727 | 80.6-5 | 23.0159 | 5.5929.74 | 10070.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1828 | 82.4-7 | 19.4138 | 4.9729.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-1928 | 82.4-8 | 17.6138 | 4.9729.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2028 | 82.4-7 | 19.4138 | 4.9729.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2124 | 75.2-6 | 21.2168 | 4.9729.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2225 | 77.0-5 | 23.0159 | 5.5929.74 | 10070.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2326 | 78.8-2 | 28.4177 | 4.3529.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2427 | 80.6-2 | 28.41610 | 6.2129.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2525 | 77.0-6 | 21.21410 | 6.2129.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2625 | 77.0-7 | 19.4139 | 5.5929.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2725 | 77.0-9 | 15.8129 | 5.5929.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2825 | 77.0-9 | 15.81210 | 6.2129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-09-2925 | 77.0-6 | 21.21412 | 7.4629.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2015-09-3026 | 78.8-6 | 21.2148 | 4.9730.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0

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