Shāh Kush weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Shāh Kush

The best time to visit in Shāh Kush in Afghanistan is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Shāh Kush is 26°C in July and the lowest is 1°C in January.

Shāh Kush has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Shāh Kush 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 Shāh Kush by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 1 1 7 13 18 23 26 25 21 15 8 4
Precipitation (mm) 5 14 6 7 7 1 0 0 0 2 4 2

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14 day weather forecast Shāh Kush

The weather for in Shāh Kush will be 3° till 4° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0.2 cm 0.8 mm 55% 2 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 cm 0.3 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0.1 cm 0.2 mm 25% 3 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-4°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-6°
0 cm 0.7 mm 40% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-6°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1

Climate Shāh Kush

Shāh Kush 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 Shāh Kush is 13° degrees and there is about 48 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 318 days a year with an average humidity of 40% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Shāh Kush

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 1 1 7 13 18 23 26 25 21 15 8 4
Night temp. (°C) -8 -7 -1 4 9 12 15 14 10 6 0 -5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 14 6 7 7 1 0 0 0 2 4 2
Days with rain 3 5 4 7 5 1 1 - 1 2 3 2
Days with snow 3 4 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 25 19 26 23 26 29 30 31 29 29 27 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 12 12 13 11 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 3 2 2

Shāh Kush weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Shāh Kush? 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 Shāh Kush?

Shāh Kush is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 9,355 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Shāh Kush are:

  • Latitude: 35.622327
  • Longitude: 69.112437

The GPS coordinates are 35° 37' N, 69° 6' E

How long is the flight to Shāh Kush?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Shāh Kush is approximately 13 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Shāh Kush?

These are the airports closests to Shāh Kush:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (118 km) – Kabul
  • Chitral Airport (244 km) – Chitrāl
  • Peshawar International Airport (284 km) – Peshāwar

How big is Shāh Kush?

The area of Shāh Kush is around 25 km².

What is the currency of Shāh Kush?

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

Exchange rates on 5 December 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 Shāh Kush?

The area code to call Shāh Kush is +93.