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Herat vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 10,389 km or 6,456 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 35.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 148.4° or SSE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 840.6 mm (33.1 in) less which is equivalent to 840.6 l/m² (20.63 US gal/ft²) or 8,406,000 l/ha (898,657 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° higher in Herat than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +7 (+12) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -30 (-1) -27 (-1) -63 (-2) -89 (-4) -97 (-4) -95 (-4) -93 (-4) -87 (-3) -85 (-3) -86 (-3) -59 (-2) -841 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 35' -0h 45' -0h 41' -0h 24' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.6 +7.6 +7.6 +7.7 +7.7 +7.8 +7.9 +7.9 +7.9 +7.8 +7.9 +7.8   +7.8

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