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Weather in February in Afghanistan

Considering a trip to Afghanistan this February and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Afghanistan in February?

Afghanistan offers a broad spectrum of weather patterns. In February, one might encounter temperatures that range from very cold to pleasant, and moderate precipitation. The month of February is in the winter season.

Temperatures

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between very cold in Ghazni at 2°C to pleasant in Farah at 18°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 4°C in Farah and -11°C in Ghazni. In many regions in Afghanistan, February is characterized by its biting cold temperatures. If you're venturing into these areas during this time, it's crucial to be adequately prepared. Ensure you layer up with warm clothing to fight off the chill and stay comfortable.

Precipitation

In February, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Farah with an average of 33 mm to moderate rainfall in Mimana with 80 mm.

Average sunshine

Kabul enjoys a balanced 179 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

For a closer look at February's conditions in Afghanistan, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Afghanistan's yearly weather, check out our Afghanistan climate page.

Where to go in Afghanistan in February

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Afghanistan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Afghanistan?

Kabul

In February Kabul generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 3°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kabul
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
2°C 
-11°C 
177 hours 
49 mm 
2 days 
poor 
3°C 
-9°C 
179 hours 
76 mm 
3 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
10°C 
-2°C 
205 hours 
80 mm 
10 days 
poor 
Climate in Kabul

Farah

In February Farah generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Farah
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
16°C 
2°C 
204 hours 
29 mm 
4 days 
18°C 
4°C 
198 hours 
33 mm 
4 days 
March   >> March
>>  
25°C 
10°C 
236 hours 
37 mm 
4 days 
Climate in Farah

Ghazni

In February Ghazni generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 2°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -11°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ghazni
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
1°C 
-13°C 
175 hours 
41 mm 
1 day 
poor 
2°C 
-11°C 
175 hours 
61 mm 
2 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
9°C 
-4°C 
228 hours 
58 mm 
6 days 
poor 
Climate in Ghazni

Herat

In February Herat generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Herat
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
11°C 
-1°C 
149 hours 
52 mm 
6 days 
13°C 
0°C 
154 hours 
71 mm 
8 days 
March   >> March
>>  
18°C 
5°C 
203 hours 
73 mm 
8 days 
Climate in Herat

Kandahar

In February Kandahar generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kandahar
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
14°C 
1°C 
200 hours 
46 mm 
6 days 
17°C 
3°C 
181 hours 
58 mm 
6 days 
March   >> March
>>  
23°C 
8°C 
235 hours 
49 mm 
6 days 
Climate in Kandahar

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Afghanistan.

Is February the best time to visit Afghanistan?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Kabul, February may not be the ideal time to visit Afghanistan.

On average, the best time to visit Afghanistan is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Kabul. In contrast, January, February and March tend to have poor weather conditions.

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