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Herat vs Luanda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Luanda, Angola is approximately 7,036 km or 4,372 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Luanda bearing 44.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 56.6° or ENE .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Luanda has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Luanda is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 128.1 mm (5 in) less which is equivalent to 128.1 l/m² (3.14 US gal/ft²) or 1,281,000 l/ha (136,947 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° lower in Herat than in Luanda.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.5°C (29.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) 1 (+1) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) 5 (+10) -3 (-5) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) 0 (0) -9 (-16) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -2 (-3) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -7 (-12) -15 (-26) -22 (-40) -24 (-44) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +10 (+0) -42 (-2) -95 (-4) -9 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -23 (-1) +13 (+1) -128 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 27' -1h 31' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 10' +2h 44' +2h 29' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 05' -2h 12' -2h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.9 -41.2 -24.7 -1.5 +15.1 +21.5 +15.5 -1.2 -24 -40.9 -42.6 -43   -17.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -7 -15 -23 -35 -46 -50 -50 -46 -38 -25 -12   -29.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.3 (-44) -22.6 (-41) -19.8 (-36) -16 (-29) -12.7 (-23) -9.9 (-18) -7 (-13) -8.6 (-15) -13.2 (-24) -18.1 (-33) -22 (-40) -23.4 (-42) -16.5 (-30)

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