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 Afghanistan will be -1° till -5° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Thursday
20 january
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-1°C
-5°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Friday
21 january
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-1°C
-6°C
0.7 mm
70%
2 Bft
ZZW
0.8 cm
1
Saturday
22 january
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0°C
-7°C
11.8 mm
100%
2 Bft
ZW
13.8 cm
1
Sunday
23 january
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-3°C
-10°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Monday
24 january
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-5°C
-13°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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-6°C
-14°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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-6°C
-15°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Thursday
27 january
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-7°C
-15°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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-4°C
-14°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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-3°C
-10°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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-1°C
-8°C
2.6 mm
90%
2 Bft
WZW
3.1 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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-2°C
-7°C
3.3 mm
75%
2 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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-6°C
-11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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-5°C
-11°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1

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 3,511 miles from United Kingdom (London → Kabul).

How long is the flight to Afghanistan?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Afghanistan is approximately 7 h. 50 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 402,357 mi². It is 2x bigger than United Kingdom.

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 19 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 101.70 Afghan afghani
  • 1 Afghan afghani = 0.010 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 10,169.60 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 0.98 British pound

What is the area code of Afghanistan?

The area code to call Afghanistan is +93.