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Kandahar vs Nanjing Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Nanjing, China is approximately 4,955 km or 3,079 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Nanjing bearing 284.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 254.7° or WSW .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nanjing has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Nanjing is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 788.4 mm (31 in) less which is equivalent to 788.4 l/m² (19.35 US gal/ft²) or 7,884,000 l/ha (842,852 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1405 more hours of sunlight per year in Kandahar. In whichever way circa 3h 50' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Kandahar than in Nanjing.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) 6 (+11) 6 (+10) 5 (+9) +6 (+12) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) -14 (-1) -33 (-1) -63 (-2) -91 (-4) -118 (-5) -150 (-6) -163 (-6) -64 (-3) -45 (-2) -31 (-1) -32 (-1) -788 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32)   -94 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 19' +2h 45' +2h 48' +3h 18' +5h 05' +5h 50' +4h 11' +4h 27' +4h 22' +3h 48' +4h 12' +3h 00'   +3h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.6 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 +0.6 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -18 -20 -31 -44 -53 -55 -54 -54 -42 -31 -24   -36.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.3 (-1) +0 (+0) -0.1 (0) -3.5 (-6) -9.1 (-16) -13.4 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -16.7 (-30) -17.6 (-32) -12.8 (-23) -8.2 (-15) -2.8 (-5) -8.3 (-15)

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