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Kandahar vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 10,589 km or 6,580 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 305.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 308.2° or NW .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 256.9 mm (10.1 in) less which is equivalent to 256.9 l/m (6.3 US gal/ft) or 2,569,000 l/ha (274,643 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 948 more hours of sunlight per year in Kandahar. In whichever way circa 2h 34' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Kandahar than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -4 (-7) +6 (+11) +16 (+28) +23 (+42) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +16 (+29) +7 (+12) -3 (-5) -10 (-19) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +2 (+3) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +5 (+8) -2 (-4) -9 (-17) -13 (-24) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) -19 (-1) -55 (-2) -50 (-2) -64 (-3) -50 (-2) -41 (-2) -35 (-1) -16 (-1) -5 (0) -257 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) +6 (+21) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -13 ( -42) -15 ( -50) -16 ( -52) -16 ( -52) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16)   -92 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 15' -2h 39' -0h 00' +2h 24' +6h 54' +8h 08' +7h 21' +6h 44' +4h 10' +2h 50' +0h 28' -2h 15'   +2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 52' -2h 24' -0h 26' +1h 39' +3h 25' +4h 19' +3h 55' +2h 24' +0h 22' -1h 43' -3h 28' -4h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -36.2 -17.7 +3.8 +27.1 +43.8 +50.3 +44.3 +27.7 +4.9 -17.7 -36.1 -43.4   +4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +27 +26 +13 -5 -25 -41 -38 -33 -26 -14 +4 +19   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.1 (-11) -4.6 (-8) -1.1 (-2) +1.2 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +5.2 (+9) +3.6 (+6) -1.4 (-3) -3.8 (-7) -4.7 (-8) -5 (-9) -1.2 (-2)

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