Alīw
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Best time to visit Alīw

The best time to visit Alīw in Afghanistan is from January through December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Alīw is 15°C in July and the lowest is -8°C in January.

In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Alīw per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Alīw by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -8 -7 -3 0 5 10 15 15 11 4 -2 -6
Precipitation (mm) 34 38 43 48 40 26 7 3 6 21 32 23



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Alīw weather

The weather for Alīw over the next 14 days will be 15°C till 24° with one day chance of light rain showers.

5-day weather forecast Alīw

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
13 august
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22°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SW
8
Sunday
14 august
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24°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
6
Monday
15 august
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23°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WSW
5
Tuesday
16 august
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22°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
7
Wednesday
17 august
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21°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SW
8

View the 14 day weather forecast for Alīw


Climate Alīw

Alīw has a continental climate. In the summer it is warm and dry, and in the winter it is cold and wet. The average annual temperature for Alīw is 3° degrees and there is about 321 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 174 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 2.

Alīw

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -8 -7 -3 0 5 10 15 15 11 4 -2 -6
Night temp. (°C) -20 -19 -14 -10 -3 2 6 6 2 -4 -11 -18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 38 43 48 40 26 7 3 6 21 32 23
Days with rain 8 6 10 7 6 8 6 2 4 4 7 7
Days with snow 19 19 21 19 13 5 - - 2 10 15 16
Dry days 4 3 - 4 12 17 25 29 24 17 8 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 8 9 10 12 12 12 11 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 3 2 2 2 2

Alīw weather by month

What is the average Alīw weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Alīw?

Alīw is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line 9,636 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Alīw are:

  • Latitude: 37.329892
  • Longitude: 71.46514

The GPS coordinates are 37° 19' N, 71° 27' E

How long is the flight to Alīw?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Alīw is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Alīw?

These are the airports closests to Alīw:

  • Chitral Airport (164 km) in Chitrāl
  • Kulob Airport (164 km)

How big is Alīw?

The surface area of Alīw is 10 km².

What is the currency of Alīw?

In Alīw, the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 13 August 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 4.97 Afghan afghani
  • 1 Afghan afghani = 0.20 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 497.45 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 20.11 South African rand

What is the area code of Alīw?

The area code to call Alīw is +93.