Afghanistan climate guide

Temperature in Afghanistan (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
4°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)4
5°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)5
12°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)12
19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)19
24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)24
30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)30
32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)32
31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)31
28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)28
22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)22
15°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)15
8°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)8
Min temperature (night-time)
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)-7
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)-5
1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)1
7°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)7
9°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)9
13°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)13
16°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)16
15°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)15
11°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
5°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)5
0°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
-4°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)-4

Sunshine & Daylight in Afghanistan

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)14
14 hours of daylight per day in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)14
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)10

Rainfall in Afghanistan

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
2 days with some rainfall in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)2
3 days with some rainfall in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
10 days with some rainfall in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)10
11 days with some rainfall in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
8 days with some rainfall in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)8
1 day with some rainfall in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)1
3 days with some rainfall in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
2 days with some rainfall in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)2
1 day with some rainfall in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)1
2 days with some rainfall in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)2
4 days with some rainfall in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)4
3 days with some rainfall in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
38 mm monthly rainfall in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)38
59 mm monthly rainfall in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)59
79 mm monthly rainfall in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)79
69 mm monthly rainfall in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)69
24 mm monthly rainfall in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)24
2 mm monthly rainfall in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)2
9 mm monthly rainfall in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)9
5 mm monthly rainfall in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)5
3 mm monthly rainfall in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
5 mm monthly rainfall in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)5
12 mm monthly rainfall in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)12
27 mm monthly rainfall in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)27

More climate for Afghanistan

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)4
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)7
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)3
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in February in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in March in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in April in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in May in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Afghanistan (Kabul)M
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Afghanistan (Kabul)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Afghanistan (Kabul)M
Low heat & humidity in September in Afghanistan (Kabul)L
No heat & humidity in October in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in November in Afghanistan (Kabul)0
No heat & humidity in December in Afghanistan (Kabul)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Afghanistan, represented by Kabul, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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