Weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Helmand
The best time to visit the region in Helmand in Afghanistan is from March until May and August until November, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Helmand is 41°C in July and the lowest is 14°C in January.
Helmand has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Helmand 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.
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14 day weather forecast Helmand
The weather for Helmand will be 18° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.
The region Helmand has the semi-arid climate prevailing. 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 Helmand is 28° degrees and there is about 82 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 327 days a year with an average humidity of 22% and an UV-index of 6.
Helmand weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Helmand? 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 Helmand?
The region Helmand is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 3,478 miles from London.
The coordinates of Helmand are:
- Latitude: 31.593817
- Longitude: 64.371614
The GPS coordinates are 31° 35' N, 64° 22' E
How long is the flight to Helmand?
The flight time from London-Heathrow to Helmand is approximately 7 h. 50 min.
What are the largest airports in Helmand?
These are the largest airports in Helmand:
- Quetta International Airport — Quetta
What is the currency of Helmand?
In Helmand the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 28 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 Helmand?
The area code to call Helmand is +93.