Afghanistan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Afghanistan

The best time to visit in Afghanistan is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Afghanistan is 29°C in July and the lowest is 3°C in January.

Afghanistan has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Afghanistan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Afghanistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 11 17 22 27 29 28 24 18 11 6
Precipitation (mm) 13 27 20 19 7 2 1 1 1 2 6 3
Climate data from city: Kabul

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14 day weather forecast Afghanistan

The weather for in Afghanistan will be 30° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Afghanistan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kabul.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
17°
0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
15°
0.9 mm 25% 2 m/s 8
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
15°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 8
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
16°
0.4 mm 10% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
12°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
0.2 mm 20% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6

Climate Afghanistan

Afghanistan has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Afghanistan is 17° degrees and there is about 103 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 294 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Afghanistan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 11 17 22 27 29 28 24 18 11 6
Night temp. (°C) -6 -5 1 7 11 15 17 16 12 7 2 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 13 27 20 19 7 2 1 1 1 2 6 3
Days with rain 4 5 8 10 6 2 2 1 1 2 4 3
Days with snow 7 7 3 - - - - - - - 1 3
Dry days 20 16 20 20 25 28 29 30 29 29 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Kabul

Afghanistan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Afghanistan? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Afghanistan?

Afghanistan lies in a straight line about 10,834 km from United States (New York → Kabul).

How long is the flight to Afghanistan?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Afghanistan is approximately 15 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Afghanistan?

These are the largest airports in Afghanistan:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport – Kabul

How many inhabitants are there in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan has approximately 29,724,323 inhabitants.

How big is Afghanistan?

The area of Afghanistan is around 647,500 km². It is 3x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Afghanistan?

The capital of Afghanistan is Kabul.

What is the currency of Afghanistan?

In Afghanistan the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 21 September 2021

  • 1 Afghan afghani = 76.72 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.013 Afghan afghani
  • 10 Afghan afghani = 767.22 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.13 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 7,672.20 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1.30 Afghan afghani

What is the area code of Afghanistan?

The area code to call Afghanistan is +93.