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Herat vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 1,311 km or 815 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 32.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 35.9° or NE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 150 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 150 l/m² (3.68 US gal/ft²) or 1,500,000 l/ha (160,360 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° lower in Herat than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Herat relative to Abu Dhabi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abu Dhabi vs Herat.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +48 (+2) +3 (+0) +30 (+1) +22 (+1) +10 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +9 (+0) +27 (+1) +150 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 45' +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.8 -9.8 -9.7 -9.7   -9.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +0 +0 -7 -23 -26 -28 -27 -21 -11 -1   -11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.6 (-24) -12.4 (-22) -11.1 (-20) -9.1 (-16) -9.8 (-18) -12.5 (-23) -13.9 (-25) -16.1 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -17.5 (-32) -17 (-31) -14.6 (-26) -13.8 (-25)

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