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Kandahar vs Sur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Sur, Oman is approximately 1,179 km or 733 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Sur bearing 30.9° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 33.9° or NE .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sur has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Sur is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 75.9 mm (3 in) more which is equivalent to 75.9 l/m² (1.86 US gal/ft²) or 759,000 l/ha (81,142 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Kandahar than in Sur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.3°C (31.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) 1 (+2) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +2 (+0) +30 (+1) +8 (+0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) -2 (0) -4 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -3 (0) +12 (+0) +76 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 21' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39' +0h 35' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.9 -9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.8 -7.1 -8.5 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9   -8.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -11 -13 -15 -23 -33 -34 -40 -39 -31 -26 -17   -24.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -16.5 (-30) -14.2 (-26) -13.7 (-25) -15.9 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -14.7 (-26) -16.4 (-30) -21.1 (-38) -21.2 (-38) -20.3 (-37) -18.4 (-33) -17.3 (-31)

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