Best time to visit, weather and climate Afghanistan

Best time to visit Afghanistan

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

The average climate figure for Afghanistan is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Afghanistan per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
3°C 3°C 11°C 17°C 22°C 27°C 29°C 28°C 24°C 18°C 11°C 6°C
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27
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20
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19
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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 Afghanistan

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 3°C 3°C 11°C 17°C 22°C 27°C 29°C 28°C 24°C 18°C 11°C 6°C
Night -6°C -5°C 1°C 7°C 11°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 12°C 7°C 2°C -3°C
Precip 13
mm
27
mm
20
mm
19
mm
7
mm
2
mm
1
mm
1
mm
1
mm
2
mm
6
mm
3
mm
Rain
days
4 5 8 10 6 2 2 1 1 2 4 3
Snow
days
7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Dry
days
20 16 20 20 25 28 29 30 29 29 25 25
Sun hours
per day
7 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 7
Wind force
in 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 Afghanistan january

On average, it is maximum 3° in january in Afghanistan and at least around -6° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Afghanistan and on average, it snows 7 days in january.

Climate Afghanistan february

On average, it is maximum 3° in february in Afghanistan and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Afghanistan and on average, it snows 7 days in february.

Climate Afghanistan march

On average, it is maximum 11° in march in Afghanistan and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Afghanistan and on average, it snows 3 days in march.

Climate Afghanistan april

On average, it is maximum 17° in april in Afghanistan and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Afghanistan and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in Afghanistan and at least around 15° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Afghanistan and at least around 17° degrees. In july there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Afghanistan and at least around 16° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in Afghanistan and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan october

On average, it is maximum 18° in october in Afghanistan and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Afghanistan.

Climate Afghanistan november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in Afghanistan and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 25 days this month in Afghanistan and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Afghanistan december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in Afghanistan and at least around -3° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm. The it will be dry 25 days this month in Afghanistan and on average, it snows 3 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Afghanistan

The weather for Kabul in Afghanistan will be 22° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
1 Oct
Helder 22°C 12°C 0.4 mm 10% 1m/s 7
Fr
2 Oct
Helder 22°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 7
Sa
3 Oct
Helder 23°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 7
Su
4 Oct
Helder 23°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Mo
5 Oct
Helder 23°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 7
Tu
6 Oct
Helder 24°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
We
7 Oct
Helder 25°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
8 Oct
Helder 25°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Fr
9 Oct
Licht bewolkt 24°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Sa
10 Oct
Licht bewolkt 25°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Su
11 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 19°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
Mo
12 Oct
Licht bewolkt 19°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
Tu
13 Oct
Licht bewolkt 20°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
We
14 Oct
Helder 20°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6

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Vacation Afghanistan

Hotels and apartments in Afghanistan

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Flight tickets to Afghanistan

Afghanistan has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport
    Kabul

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About Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Kabul. The total surface is 647.500 km² and the population consists of 29.724.323 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as big as New Zealand. If you want to call Afghanistan you have to use +93 or 0093 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +935012457809 or 00935012457809.

Afghanistan is in a straight line at 13.728 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 17 hours.

Currency Afghanistan

In Afghanistan the Afghan afghani is used to pay.

Exchange rate Afghan afghani (AFN) 1 october 2020

1 Afghan afghani = 0,02 New Zealand dollar
100 Afghan afghani = 1,96 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 51,03 Afghan afghani
100 New Zealand dollar = 5.103,21 Afghan afghani

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Afghanistan

In Afghanistan it is now 12:17 o’clock in the afternoon on thursday 1 october 2020. That is 8,5 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Afghanistan is Asia/Kabul and the Greenwich time is UTC+04:+04.

Vaccinations Afghanistan

Recommended vaccinations

  • Buiktyfus
  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Afghanistan.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)