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The weather guide for Afghanistan (Kandahar) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Kandahar?

The best time to go to Kandahar is October based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Kandahar12
    Jan
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Kandahar15
    Feb
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Kandahar21
    Mar
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Kandahar28
    Apr
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kandahar34
    May
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Kandahar39
    Jun
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Kandahar40
    Jul
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Kandahar38
    Aug
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Kandahar34
    Sep
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Kandahar28
    Oct
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Kandahar21
    Nov
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Kandahar15
    Dec

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Which is the hottest month in Kandahar?

The hottest time of year in Kandahar is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 40°C with very high heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Kandahar?

It never rains much in Kandahar but January usually has the most rain with an average of 51mm. There are normally 6 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Kandahar?

The sunniest time of year in Kandahar is normally September with bright sunshine on average for 86% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Afghanistan and the UK?

The time difference between Afghanistan and the UK is GMT+4.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Afghanistan?

The main languages spoken in Afghanistan are Dari and Pashto.

What is the currency in Afghanistan?

The currency in Afghanistan is the Afghan Afghani (AFN).

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Which plugs are used in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Afghanistan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Afghanistan.

Do you need a visa for Afghanistan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Afghanistan.

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Compare Kandahar weather with the USA

Below the Kandahar weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Kandahar, Afghanistan and the USA (Washington).

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