Climate and average weather in Afghanistan
The climate is typical of an arid or semiarid steppe, with cold winters and dry summers. The mountain regions of the northeast are subarctic with dry and cold winters.
Summer (June until August) in Afghanistan means hot and dry days. The maximum average temperatures are between 36 and 43 degrees Celsius (97-109° Fahrenheit). During summer also the evenings are still very warm.
Afghanistan is very dry and the chance of rain is very limited. Most rain is seen in winter.
Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in Afghanistan?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination, in or above the map. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Places in Afghanistan
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