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Herat vs Almaty Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Almaty, Kazakhstan is approximately 1,619 km or 1,006 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Almaty bearing 236.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 227.4° or SW .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Almaty has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Almaty is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 342.1 mm (13.5 in) less which is equivalent to 342.1 l/m² (8.4 US gal/ft²) or 3,421,000 l/ha (365,728 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9° higher in Herat than in Almaty.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +13 (+1) -9 (0) -60 (-2) -89 (-4) -59 (-2) -35 (-1) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -44 (-2) -37 (-1) +1 (+0) -342 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 42' -0h 54' -0h 48' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9 +9 +9 +9.1 +9.1 +9 +9 +9 +8.9 +8.9 +9 +9   +9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -5 -11 -3 -10 -17 -15 -14 -11 -13 -15 -7   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.9 (+16) +8.8 (+16) +5.4 (+10) +4.7 (+8) +2.2 (+4) +0 (+0) -0.5 (-1) -0.9 (-2) +1.2 (+2) +1.8 (+3) +3.7 (+7) +7.2 (+13) +3.5 (+6)

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