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Kabul Climate & Temperature

  • Kabul, Afghanistan is at 3432'N, 6913'E, 1791 m (5876 ft). See map.
  • Kabul has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kabul is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.3 °C (49.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Kabul Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 312 mm (12.3 inches) which is equivalent to 312 Litres/m (7.65 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3085 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kabul you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Kabul Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (40) 6 (42) 13 (55) 19 (67) 24 (76) 30 (86) 32 (90) 32 (90) 29 (83) 22 (72) 15 (59) 8 (47) 20 (67)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -1 (31) 6 (43) 13 (55) 17 (63) 23 (73) 25 (77) 24 (75) 20 (67) 13 (56) 6 (43) 1 (33) 12 (54)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -6 (22) 1 (33) 6 (43) 9 (48) 12 (54) 15 (60) 14 (58) 9 (49) 4 (39) -1 (30) -5 (24) 4 (40)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 34 (1) 60 (2) 68 (3) 72 (3) 23 (1) 1 (0) 6 (0) 2 (0) 2 (0) 4 (0) 19 (1) 22 (1) 312 (12)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 9 (32) 10 (32) 9 (30) 6 (19) 2 (7) 1 (3) 1 (3) 0.5 (2) 2 (6) 2 (7) 5 (16) 55.5 (15)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 52' 5h 56' 5h 38' 6h 44' 10h 05' 11h 34' 11h 21' 11h 09' 9h 40' 9h 19' 7h 48' 6h 01' 8h 26'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 06' 10h 52' 11h 54' 13h 00' 13h 56' 14h 24' 14h 12' 13h 24' 12h 20' 11h 14' 10h 19' 9h 52' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 59 (41) 55 (45) 48 (52) 52 (48) 73 (27) 81 (19) 81 (19) 84 (16) 79 (21) 84 (16) 77 (23) 62 (38) 70 (30)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.5 44.8 55.7 67.3 75.6 78.9 75.8 67.5 56.1 44.6 35.5 32 55.7

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