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Herat Climate & Temperature

  • Herat, Afghanistan is at 3413'N, 6213'E, 964 m (3163 ft). See map.
  • Herat has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Herat is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15.8 degrees Celsius (60.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.9 °C (48.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Herat Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 238.9 mm (9.4 inches) which is equivalent to 238.9 Litres/m (5.86 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Herat you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Herat Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 12 (53) 18 (64) 24 (75) 30 (85) 35 (95) 37 (98) 35 (95) 31 (89) 25 (77) 18 (64) 12 (54) 24 (75)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 6 (42) 10 (50) 16 (61) 22 (72) 27 (81) 30 (86) 28 (82) 23 (73) 16 (61) 9 (48) 5 (40) 16 (61)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -1 (31) 4 (39) 9 (48) 13 (56) 18 (65) 21 (70) 19 (67) 13 (56) 7 (45) 1 (34) -1 (29) 9 (47)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 52 (2) 45 (2) 55 (2) 29 (1) 10 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0) 11 (0) 36 (1) 239 (9)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 08' 10h 53' 11h 54' 13h 00' 13h 55' 14h 23' 14h 10' 13h 23' 12h 20' 11h 15' 10h 20' 9h 53' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.8 45.1 56 67.7 76 79.2 76.2 67.9 56.4 44.9 35.8 32.4 56.1

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