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Kandahar weather in December (Afghanistan)

Curious about the December weather in Kandahar? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In December, Kandahar generally has moderate temperatures and low rainfall. December falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 17°C, while night temperatures can drop to 2°C.

Precipitation

Kandahar in December usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 23 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 3 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 216 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, March, April, October and November typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Kandahar climate page with graphs.

 

Kandahar, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 2°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 10%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 23 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 3 days  
HumidityHumidity 52%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 216 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Afghanistan in December

Find out more about the weather in Afghanistan and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Kandahar, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Kandahar.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Afghanistan? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Afghanistan. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.