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Herat vs Melbourne (airport) Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Herat, Afghanistan and Melbourne (airport), Australia is approximately 11,680 km or 7,258 mi.
  • To reach Herat in this distance one would set out from Melbourne (airport) bearing 301.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Herat bearing 305.6° or NW .
  • Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Melbourne (airport) has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Melbourne (airport) is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) more in Herat. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 325.6 mm (12.8 in) less which is equivalent to 325.6 l/m² (7.99 US gal/ft²) or 3,256,000 l/ha (348,088 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Herat than in Melbourne (airport).

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Herat relative to Melbourne (airport). You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Melbourne (airport) 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 (-26) -6 (-11) +4 (+7) +13 (+23) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +6 (+11) -4 (-7) -13 (-23) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -8 (-15) +1 (+2) +10 (+17) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +11 (+20) +3 (+5) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -9 (-16) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) -1 (-2) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) +18 (+1) -20 (-1) -39 (-2) -39 (-2) -39 (-2) -51 (-2) -46 (-2) -57 (-2) -52 (-2) -12 (0) -326 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 17' -2h 40' -0h 29' +1h 50' +3h 48' +4h 48' +4h 21' +2h 40' +0h 25' -1h 54' -3h 51' -4h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36.3 -17.7 +3.8 +27.1 +43.8 +50.3 +44.4 +27.7 +4.9 -17.8 -36.1 -43.4   +4.2

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