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Kandahar vs Naha, Okinawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Naha, Okinawa, Japan is approximately 5,973 km or 3,712 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Naha, Okinawa bearing 291.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 258.9° or W .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Naha, Okinawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1846.2 mm (72.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1846.2 l/m² (45.31 US gal/ft²) or 18,462,000 l/ha (1,973,710 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1398 more hours of sunlight per year in Kandahar. In whichever way circa 3h 49' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Kandahar than in Naha, Okinawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15°C (27°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -4 (-8) 1 (+1) 4 (+8) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) 4 (+7) 0 (+1) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -64 (-3) -121 (-5) -133 (-5) -241 (-9) -253 (-10) -188 (-7) -258 (-10) -168 (-7) -149 (-6) -110 (-4) -103 (-4) -1846 (-73)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -3 ( -11) -8 ( -26) -1 ( -3) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -9 ( -29) -15 ( -48) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29)   -112 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 11' +2h 54' +3h 36' +3h 18' +6h 15' +5h 44' +2h 38' +3h 58' +3h 00' +4h 01' +4h 04' +3h 09'   +3h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.3 -5.2 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3   -5.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -13 -24 -37 -52 -62 -56 -56 -55 -44 -31 -17   -38.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.5 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -9.7 (-17) -10.6 (-19) -13.9 (-25) -16.9 (-30) -15.3 (-28) -17.2 (-31) -21.4 (-39) -19.9 (-36) -17.7 (-32) -13.9 (-25) -15 (-27)

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