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Kabul vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kabul, Afghanistan and Riga, Latvia is approximately 4,187 km or 2,602 mi.
  • To reach Kabul in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 106.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kabul bearing 140.6° or SE .
  • Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Kabul is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Kabul. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 324 mm (12.8 in) less which is equivalent to 324 l/m² (7.95 US gal/ft²) or 3,240,000 l/ha (346,378 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1273 more hours of sunlight per year in Kabul. In whichever way circa 3h 29' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.3° higher in Kabul than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kabul relative to Riga. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Riga vs Kabul.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +35 (+1) +37 (+1) +33 (+1) -20 (-1) -60 (-2) -73 (-3) -77 (-3) -74 (-3) -56 (-2) -42 (-2) -27 (-1) -324 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -6 ( -21) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -45) -15.5 ( -52) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -50) -13 ( -42)   -124.5 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 42' +3h 47' +1h 07' +0h 10' +1h 27' +2h 10' +2h 27' +3h 34' +4h 08' +6h 23' +6h 38' +5h 13'   +3h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 45' +1h 37' +0h 17' -1h 05' -2h 23' -3h 10' -2h 48' -1h 37' -0h 14' +1h 08' +2h 25' +3h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.3 +22.3 +22.3 +22.3 +22.3 +22.4 +22.3 +22.3 +22.4 +22.3 +22.4 +22.3   +22.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -13 -12 -13 -23 -37 -39 -42 -44 -41 -34 -24   -28.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.2 (0) +1.5 (+3) +3.8 (+7) +4.6 (+8) -0.1 (0) -3.7 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -1 (-2) -1.1 (-2)

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