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Herat vs Alice Springs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Alice Springs, Australia is approximately 9,937 km or 6,175 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Alice Springs bearing 308.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 299.7° or WNW .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Alice Springs has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Alice Springs is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5 °C (9.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62.9 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 62.9 l/m² (1.54 US gal/ft²) or 629,000 l/ha (67,244 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Herat than in Alice Springs.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -23 (-42) -15 (-26) -4 (-7) +7 (+12) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +5 (+9) -6 (-11) -16 (-29) -24 (-42) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -15 (-27) -4 (-7) +7 (+12) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +14 (+25) +5 (+8) -7 (-12) -17 (-31) -23 (-42) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -14 (-25) -3 (-6) +5 (+9) +13 (+24) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +3 (+6) -7 (-13) -17 (-30) -21 (-39) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +7 (+0) +3 (+0) +12 (+0) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -12 (0) -11 (0) -18 (-1) -16 (-1) 0 (0) -63 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 18' -2h 03' -0h 22' +1h 25' +2h 55' +3h 41' +3h 20' +2h 03' +0h 19' -1h 28' -2h 57' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.5 -31.3 -10 +13.3 +29.9 +36.4 +30.5 +13.9 -9 -31.4 -49.1 -57   -9.5

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