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Rasht vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 1,621 km or 1,007 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 297.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 288.7° or WNW .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.3 °C (13.1°F) less in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1164.9 mm (45.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1164.9 l/m² (28.59 US gal/ft²) or 11,649,000 l/ha (1,245,355 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° lower in Rasht than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.1°C (18.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +94 (+4) +77 (+3) +70 (+3) +43 (+2) +51 (+2) +39 (+2) +38 (+1) +73 (+3) +143 (+6) +228 (+9) +164 (+6) +146 (+6) +1165 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 30' +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.8 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.9 -5.9 -5.8 -5.8   -5.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +26 +34 +39 +48 +51 +49 +52 +58 +57 +45 +33   +43.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.4 (+12) +4.2 (+8) +2.9 (+5) +4.6 (+8) +9.4 (+17) +12.5 (+23) +11.8 (+21) +14 (+25) +17.5 (+32) +15.9 (+29) +12.8 (+23) +8.6 (+15) +10.1 (+18)

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