Helmand
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.

Average weather Helmand by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 16 24 30 36 40 41 39 35 29 21 15
Precipitation (mm) 9 30 20 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 7 3



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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.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Friday
28 january
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18°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ONO
1
Saturday
29 january
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18°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZO
1
Sunday
30 january
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18°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
1
Monday
31 january
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18°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
1
Tuesday
1 february
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18°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
O
1
Wednesday
2 february
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20°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
Z
1
Thursday
3 february
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16°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
WZW
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Friday
4 february
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15°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZW
2
Saturday
5 february
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17°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
OZO
1
Sunday
6 february
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22°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
O
1
Monday
7 february
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14°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
WZW
1
Tuesday
8 february
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8°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
Z
2
Wednesday
9 february
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10°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
2
Thursday
10 february
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13°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ONO
2

Climate Helmand

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.

Climate table of Helmand

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 16 24 30 36 40 41 39 35 29 21 15
Night temp. (°C) 6 8 15 20 25 28 28 26 20 16 11 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 30 20 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 7 3
Days with rain 4 7 7 5 2 - - - - 1 2 2
Dry days 27 21 24 25 29 30 31 31 30 30 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 9 12 12 13 12 12 12 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 4 6 7 8 8 8 8 7 6 4 3

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.