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Herat vs Arauca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Arauca, Colombia is approximately 13,270 km or 8,246 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Arauca bearing 44° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 123.6° or ESE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Arauca has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Arauca is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.6 °C (42.5°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1365.1 mm (53.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1365.1 l/m² (33.5 US gal/ft²) or 13,651,000 l/ha (1,459,383 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.4° lower in Herat than in Arauca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -9 (-17) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -19 (-33) -11 (-20) -4 (-8) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) -4 (-6) -11 (-19) -18 (-33) -22 (-40) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -20 (-37) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -9 (-15) -14 (-25) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +42 (+2) +36 (+1) +26 (+1) -92 (-4) -189 (-7) -288 (-11) -270 (-11) -222 (-9) -177 (-7) -159 (-6) -80 (-3) +9 (+0) -1365 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 38' -1h 01' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 27' +1h 50' +1h 40' +1h 01' +0h 09' -0h 43' -1h 28' -1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.2 -27.1 -27.1 -17.4 -0.8 +5.6 -0.4 -17.1 -26.9 -26.8 -26.9 -27.1   -18.4

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