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Kandahar vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 3,751 km or 2,331 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 44.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 54° or NE .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.8 °C (42.8°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 898.4 mm (35.4 in) less which is equivalent to 898.4 l/m (22.05 US gal/ft) or 8,984,000 l/ha (960,449 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1025 more hours of sunlight per year in Kandahar. In whichever way circa 2h 47' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° lower in Kandahar than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -3 (-6) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +10 (+0) -39 (-2) -77 (-3) -54 (-2) -112 (-4) -243 (-10) -268 (-11) -117 (-5) -38 (-1) -2 (0) +7 (+0) -898 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) +5 (+18) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -19 ( -63) -28 ( -90) -28 ( -90) -23 ( -77) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -119 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -0h 29' +0h 30' +2h 18' +4h 05' +6h 26' +8h 50' +8h 50' +5h 04' +1h 50' -0h 02' -2h 34'   +2h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 20' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 11' +1h 30' +1h 21' +0h 50' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 12' -1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -22.4 -22.4 -22.4 -16.7 -0.1 +6.4 +0.5 -16.2 -22.3 -22.2 -22.4 -22.5   -15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +10 -4 -18 -22 -41 -57 -55 -50 -28 -13 -2   -22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.9 (-12) -5 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -2.9 (-5) -1.4 (-3) -3.1 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -9.1 (-16) -7.2 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -7.5 (-14) -5.1 (-9)

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