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Khost vs Cherrapunji Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Khost, Afghanistan and Cherrapunji, India is approximately 2,290 km or 1,423 mi.
  • To reach Khost in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji bearing 298.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Khost bearing 287.4° or WNW .
  • Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) more in Khost. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11300.5 mm (444.9 in) less which is equivalent to 11300.5 l/m² (277.34 US gal/ft²) or 113,005,000 l/ha (12,080,985 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.1° lower in Khost than in Cherrapunji.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -1 (-3) 3 (+6) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) 4 (+7) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) 4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) -1 (-3) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +8 (+0) -178 (-7) -873 (-34) -1174 (-46) -2272 (-89) -3196 (-126) -1698 (-67) -1322 (-52) -541 (-21) -60 (-2) -8 (0) -11301 (-445)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 37' +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 -8 -8 -8.1 -8.1 -8 -8 -8.2 -8.1 -8.1 -8 -8.1   -8.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -7 -8 -23 -36 -46 -32 -24 -28 -25 -17 -13   -22.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.2 (-15) -7.3 (-13) -5.9 (-11) -5.6 (-10) -5.2 (-9) -3.7 (-7) +0.4 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -2.9 (-5) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8.7 (-16) -5.2 (-9)

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