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Herat vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Arica, Chile is approximately 15,018 km or 9,332 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 59.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 98.2° or E .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.2 °C (36.4°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 238.3 mm (9.4 in) more which is equivalent to 238.3 l/m² (5.85 US gal/ft²) or 2,383,000 l/ha (254,759 US gal/ac) more. About 398 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.4° lower in Herat than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -8 (-15) 0 (0) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +11 (+21) 4 (+7) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -3 (-6) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) -1 (-3) -10 (-19) -16 (-29) -3 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -1 (-1) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +0 (+0) -7 (-12) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +45 (+2) +55 (+2) +29 (+1) +10 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +11 (+0) +36 (+1) +238 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 58' -1h 51' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 38' +3h 19' +3h 01' +1h 51' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 40' -3h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -51.1 -36.3 -15.2 +8 +24.6 +31 +25 +8.2 -14.6 -36.7 -50.5 -52.5   -13.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 -2 -11 -18 -31 -43 -48 -48 -43 -33 -17 -4   -24.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -16.5 (-30) -13.1 (-24) -7.2 (-13) -3.7 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -3.1 (-6) -6.1 (-11) -9.8 (-18) -13.6 (-24) -16 (-29) -9.2 (-17)

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