Afghanistan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Afghanistan

The best time to visit in Afghanistan is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Afghanistan is 29°C in July and the lowest is 3°C in January.

Afghanistan has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Afghanistan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Afghanistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 11 17 22 27 29 28 24 18 11 6
Precipitation (mm) 13 27 20 19 7 2 1 1 1 2 6 3
Climate data from city: Kabul

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14 day weather forecast Afghanistan

The weather for in Afghanistan will be 16° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Afghanistan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kabul.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0.5 mm 35% 3 m/s 5
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 5
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 5
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0.5 mm 35% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0.9 mm 45% 2 m/s 3

Climate Afghanistan

Afghanistan has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Afghanistan is 17° degrees and there is about 103 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 294 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Afghanistan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 11 17 22 27 29 28 24 18 11 6
Night temp. (°C) -6 -5 1 7 11 15 17 16 12 7 2 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 13 27 20 19 7 2 1 1 1 2 6 3
Days with rain 4 5 8 10 6 2 2 1 1 2 4 3
Days with snow 7 7 3 - - - - - - - 1 3
Dry days 20 16 20 20 25 28 29 30 29 29 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Kabul

Afghanistan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Afghanistan? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Afghanistan?

Afghanistan lies in a straight line about 495 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Kabul).

How long is the flight to Afghanistan?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Afghanistan is approximately 1 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Afghanistan?

These are the largest airports in Afghanistan:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport – Kabul

How many inhabitants are there in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan has approximately 29,724,323 inhabitants.

How big is Afghanistan?

The area of Afghanistan is around 647,500 km². It is slightly smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Afghanistan?

The capital of Afghanistan is Kabul.

What is the currency of Afghanistan?

In Afghanistan the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 October 2021

  • 1 Afghan afghani = 0.48 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 2.08 Afghan afghani
  • 10 Afghan afghani = 4.80 Pakistani rupee
  • 10 Pakistani rupee = 20.83 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 48.02 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 208.26 Afghan afghani

What is the area code of Afghanistan?

The area code to call Afghanistan is +93.