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Khost Climate & Temperature

  • Khost, Afghanistan is at 3321'N, 6957'E, 1146 m (3760 ft). See map.
  • Khost has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Khost is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17 degrees Celsius (62.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.2 °C (41.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Khost Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 476.5 mm (18.8 inches) which is equivalent to 476.5 Litres/m (11.69 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Khost you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Khost Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 19 (66) 25 (77) 30 (87) 35 (96) 34 (92) 32 (90) 31 (87) 26 (80) 20 (68) 15 (59) 25 (76)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (45) 12 (54) 18 (64) 23 (73) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (80) 23 (74) 18 (64) 11 (52) 6 (44) 17 (63)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (30) 1 (34) 6 (42) 10 (51) 14 (58) 20 (68) 21 (70) 21 (70) 17 (62) 10 (51) 4 (38) 0 (32) 10 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 26 (1) 54 (2) 62 (2) 65 (3) 40 (2) 22 (1) 76 (3) 62 (2) 31 (1) 8 (0) 12 (0) 21 (1) 477 (19)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 12' 10h 56' 11h 55' 12h 58' 13h 51' 14h 18' 14h 06' 13h 21' 12h 19' 11h 16' 10h 23' 9h 58' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 36.7 46 56.9 68.5 76.8 80.1 77 68.7 57.3 45.8 36.7 33.2 56.9

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