Kabul weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kabul

The best time to visit in Kabul 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 Kabul is 29°C in July and the lowest is 3°C in January.

Kabul has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kabul 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 Kabul 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

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14 day weather forecast Kabul

The weather for in Kabul will be 18° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 3
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.8 mm 45% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
8.6 mm 90% 2 m/s 3
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
1.4 mm 60% 1 m/s 4
Tuesday 9 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4

Climate Kabul

Kabul has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Kabul 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 Kabul

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

Kabul weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kabul? 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 Kabul?

Kabul is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 10,840 km from New York.

The coordinates of Kabul are:

  • Latitude: 34.516667
  • Longitude: 69.183333

The GPS coordinates are 34° 31' N, 69° 10' E

How long is the flight to Kabul?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Kabul is approximately 15 h. 30 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kabul?

These are the airports closests to Kabul:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (6 km) – Kabul
  • Peshawar International Airport (222 km) – Peshāwar
  • Chitral Airport (282 km) – Chitrāl

How many inhabitants are there in Kabul?

Kabul has approximately 3,277,000 inhabitants.

How big is Kabul?

The area of Kabul is around 9,954 km².

What is the currency of Kabul?

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

Exchange rates on 27 October 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 Kabul?

The area code to call Kabul is +93.