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Herat vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 4,885 km or 3,036 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 90.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 132° or SE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.9 °C (19.6°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 527.1 mm (20.8 in) less which is equivalent to 527.1 l/m² (12.94 US gal/ft²) or 5,271,000 l/ha (563,505 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.9° higher in Herat than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -8 (0) +11 (+0) -20 (-1) -42 (-2) -58 (-2) -77 (-3) -87 (-3) -72 (-3) -70 (-3) -59 (-2) -28 (-1) -527 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 54' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 46' -1h 40' -2h 10' -1h 56' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 48' +1h 41' +2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.7 +17.7 +17.8 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.8 +17.9 +17.9   +17.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -14 -14 -14 -22 -33 -42 -44 -43 -39 -32 -21   -27.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +4.2 (+8) +2.6 (+5) +0.1 (+0) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)

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