Afghanistan
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Afghanistan

To go to Afghanistan, the best time to visit is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Afghanistan, July is the warmest month with 85°F and the most cold month is 38°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Afghanistan, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Afghanistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 38 38 51 62 72 80 85 83 75 65 52 43
Precipitation (inch) 5 11 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1

Weather data from: Kabul




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Afghanistan weather

The weather for Afghanistan over the next 14 days will be 68°F till 75° and it stays dry every day.

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

5-day weather forecast Afghanistan

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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75°F
57°F
0 in
2 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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75°F
57°F
0 in
3 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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72°F
54°F
0 in
2 m/s
Friday
7 october
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72°F
52°F
0 in
3 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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72°F
50°F
0 in
2 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Afghanistan


Climate Afghanistan

Afghanistan has a continental climate. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Afghanistan is 33° degrees and there is about 40 inch 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.

Afghanistan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 38 38 51 62 72 80 85 83 75 65 52 43
Night temp. (°F) 21 23 34 44 53 58 62 61 54 45 35 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 5 11 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1
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

Weather data from: Kabul

Afghanistan weather by month

What is the average Afghanistan weather like in a given month? 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 6,732 miles 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.

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What are the largest airports in Afghanistan?

These are the largest airports in Afghanistan:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) in Kabul
  • Herat Airport (HEA)
  • Mazar I Sharif Airport (MZR)

How many inhabitants does Afghanistan have?

Afghanistan has 29,724,323 inhabitants.

How big is Afghanistan?

The surface area of Afghanistan is 402,357 mi². It is 2x 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

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

What is the area code of Afghanistan?

The area code to call Afghanistan is +93.