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Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Temperature

  • Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is at 3642'N, 6712'E, 378 m (1240 ft). See map.
  • Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Mazar-E-Sharif is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.3 degrees Celsius (63.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.7 °C (55.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Mazar-E-Sharif Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 186.4 mm (7.3 inches) which is equivalent to 186.4 Litres/m (4.57 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2777 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Mazar-E-Sharif you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Mazar-E-Sharif Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 11 (51) 16 (61) 24 (76) 31 (88) 37 (99) 39 (102) 37 (98) 32 (89) 25 (76) 16 (62) 11 (51) 24 (75)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 5 (41) 11 (51) 18 (64) 25 (76) 30 (86) 33 (92) 30 (86) 24 (75) 17 (62) 9 (48) 5 (41) 17 (63)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 0 (32) 5 (41) 11 (52) 17 (62) 23 (73) 26 (79) 24 (75) 17 (63) 9 (49) 3 (38) 0 (32) 11 (52)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 29 (1) 35 (1) 44 (2) 28 (1) 11 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0) 14 (1) 22 (1) 186 (7)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 07' 4h 29' 4h 30' 6h 06' 10h 01' 11h 54' 11h 30' 10h 36' 9h 30' 7h 54' 5h 38' 4h 42' 7h 36'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 57' 10h 47' 11h 54' 13h 06' 14h 06' 14h 37' 14h 23' 13h 31' 12h 22' 11h 10' 10h 10' 9h 41' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 42 (58) 42 (58) 38 (62) 47 (53) 72 (28) 82 (18) 81 (19) 79 (21) 78 (22) 72 (28) 56 (44) 49 (51) 63 (37)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 33.4 42.7 53.5 65.2 73.5 76.7 73.7 65.4 54 42.5 33.3 29.9 53.6

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