Alīw weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Alīw

The best time to visit in Alīw in Afghanistan is from June until September, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Alīw is 15°C in July and the lowest is -8°C in January.

Alīw has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Alīw or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather 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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14 day weather forecast Alīw

The weather for in Alīw will be -2° till 0° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-10°
5.7 cm 5.3 mm 95% 2 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-11°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-10°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-11°
0.5 cm 0.6 mm 65% 3 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-14°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 2 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-7°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 3 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 4 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-9°
2.2 cm 1.8 mm 85% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-5°
0 cm 1.6 mm 60% 1 m/s 3
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Climate Alīw

Alīw has the continental climate prevailing. 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.

Climate table of 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 weather like in a given month for Alīw? 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 at 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.

What are the nearest airports to Alīw?

These are the airports closests to Alīw:

How big is Alīw?

The area of Alīw is around 10 km².

What is the currency of Alīw?

In Alīw the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 October 2021

  • 1 Afghan afghani = 4.97 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.20 Afghan afghani
  • 10 Afghan afghani = 49.74 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 2.01 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 497.45 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 20.11 Afghan afghani

What is the area code of Alīw?

The area code to call Alīw is +93.