Kandahar, Afghanistan Climate

Weather: 38.54°C/101.37°F, Wind SW at 3.79 km/h, 7% 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.

Country Afghanistan
Longitude 65.7371749
Latitude 31.628871
Attitude/Elevation 1015.94m (3333.14ft)
Local time Wednesday 06:45
Annual high temperature 26.42ºC (79.56ºF)
Annual low temperature 15.41ºC (59.74ºF)
Average annual precip. 10.83mm (0.43in)
Warmest month July (39.6ºC / 103.28ºF)
Coldest Month January (4.32ºC / 39.78ºF)
Wettest Month February (36.11mm / 1.42in)
Driest Month August (0.34mm / 0.01in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 22.27 days (6.1%)
Days with no rain 342.73 days (93.9%)
Humidity 24.38%

Climate Kandahar: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
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) 3.36 6.0 4.36 3.55 1.18 0.09 0.09 0.18 0.18 0.64 1.73 0.91 1.86
Average relative humidity (%) 40.73 43.74 33.57 24.98 15.72 9.65 11.39 11.97 12.2 20.05 33.71 34.87 24.38
Mean monthly sunshine hours 8.38 8.83 11.21 12.79 13.59 14.1 13.99 13.23 12.48 8.66 8.51 8.43 11.18

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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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 35.0°C (95.0°F) 31.67°C (89.01°F) 27.0°C (80.6°F)
Avg Temperature 31.0°C (87.8°F) 28.03°C (82.45°F) 24.0°C (75.2°F)
Min Temperature 25.0°C (77.0°F) 18.2°C (64.76°F) 14.0°C (57.2°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point -2.0°C (28.4°F) -6.23°C (20.79°F) -12.0°C (10.4°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 12.0kmh | 7.46mph 8.7kmh | 5.41mph 5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind 19.0kmh | 11.81mph 13.4kmh | 8.33mph 8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 0.0mb 0.0mb 0.0mb
Kandahar

Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
September ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2015-09-01 31 | 87.8 -3 | 26.6 14 10 | 6.21 29.65 | 1004 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-02 31 | 87.8 -11 | 12.2 8 11 | 6.84 29.65 | 1004 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-03 31 | 87.8 -4 | 24.8 11 7 | 4.35 29.71 | 1006 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-04 28 | 82.4 -3 | 26.6 14 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-05 30 | 86.0 -6 | 21.2 12 10 | 6.21 29.65 | 1004 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-06 29 | 84.2 -8 | 17.6 11 8 | 4.97 29.68 | 1005 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-07 29 | 84.2 -5 | 23.0 11 7 | 4.35 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-08 30 | 86.0 -4 | 24.8 12 7 | 4.35 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-09 31 | 87.8 -7 | 19.4 10 12 | 7.46 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-10 30 | 86.0 -12 | 10.4 6 9 | 5.59 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-11 31 | 87.8 -11 | 12.2 7 7 | 4.35 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-12 31 | 87.8 -11 | 12.2 7 7 | 4.35 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-13 31 | 87.8 -8 | 17.6 8 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-14 29 | 84.2 -3 | 26.6 14 11 | 6.84 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-15 29 | 84.2 -3 | 26.6 13 9 | 5.59 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-16 26 | 78.8 -3 | 26.6 15 5 | 3.11 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-17 27 | 80.6 -5 | 23.0 15 9 | 5.59 29.74 | 1007 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-18 28 | 82.4 -7 | 19.4 13 8 | 4.97 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-19 28 | 82.4 -8 | 17.6 13 8 | 4.97 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-20 28 | 82.4 -7 | 19.4 13 8 | 4.97 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-21 24 | 75.2 -6 | 21.2 16 8 | 4.97 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-22 25 | 77.0 -5 | 23.0 15 9 | 5.59 29.74 | 1007 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-23 26 | 78.8 -2 | 28.4 17 7 | 4.35 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-24 27 | 80.6 -2 | 28.4 16 10 | 6.21 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-25 25 | 77.0 -6 | 21.2 14 10 | 6.21 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-26 25 | 77.0 -7 | 19.4 13 9 | 5.59 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-27 25 | 77.0 -9 | 15.8 12 9 | 5.59 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-28 25 | 77.0 -9 | 15.8 12 10 | 6.21 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-29 25 | 77.0 -6 | 21.2 14 12 | 7.46 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2015-09-30 26 | 78.8 -6 | 21.2 14 8 | 4.97 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0

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