weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Shaykhān
The best time to visit Shaykhān in Afghanistan is from March through May and September through November. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Shaykhān is 97°F in July and the lowest is 54°F in January.
In the table below you can quickly see the average monthly weather in Shaykhān, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
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Shaykhān has a semi-arid climate. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Shaykhān is 48° degrees and there is about 71 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 210 days a year with an average humidity of 31% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate Shaykhān by month
Shaykhān weather by month
What is the average Shaykhān 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.
The weather for Shaykhān over the next 14 days will be 43°F till 68° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Shaykhān?
Shaykhān is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line 6,749 miles from New York.
The coordinates of Shaykhān are:
- Latitude: 34.78264
- Longitude: 70.332718
The GPS coordinates are 34° 46' N, 70° 19' E
How long is the flight to Shaykhān?
The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shaykhān is approximately 15 h. 10 min.
What are the nearest airports to Shaykhān?
These are the airports closests to Shaykhān:
- Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) – 66 mi in Kabul
How big is Shaykhān?
The surface area of Shaykhān is 77 mi².
What is the currency of Shaykhān?
In Shaykhān, the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used for payment.
Exchange rates on 27 January 2023
- 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 Shaykhān?
The area code to call Shaykhān is +93.