Shākīān weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Shākīān

The best time to visit in Shākīān in Afghanistan is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Shākīān is 27°C in July and the lowest is 1°C in January.

Shākīān has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Shākīān 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 Shākīān by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 1 1 8 15 21 25 27 26 22 16 9 4
Precipitation (mm) 24 44 44 58 37 15 27 24 11 5 12 5

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14 day weather forecast Shākīān

The weather for in Shākīān will be around 6° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
1.5 mm 60% 2 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Shākīān

Shākīān has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Shākīān is 15° degrees and there is about 307 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 216 days a year with an average humidity of 41% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Shākīān

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 1 1 8 15 21 25 27 26 22 16 9 4
Night temp. (°C) -7 -7 0 6 11 15 17 17 12 7 1 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 24 44 44 58 37 15 27 24 11 5 12 5
Days with rain 4 6 10 14 14 8 8 9 5 3 4 3
Days with snow 9 12 7 1 - - - - - - 2 3
Dry days 18 10 14 15 17 22 23 22 25 28 24 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 5 3 2 2

Shākīān weather by month

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

Shākīān is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 9,158 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Shākīān are:

  • Latitude: 33.468577
  • Longitude: 68.884048

The GPS coordinates are 33° 28' N, 68° 53' E

How long is the flight to Shākīān?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Shākīān is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Shākīān?

These are the airports closests to Shākīān:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (126 km) – Kabul
  • Peshawar International Airport (250 km) – Peshāwar

How big is Shākīān?

The area of Shākīān is around 79 km².

What is the currency of Shākīān?

In Shākīān 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 Shākīān?

The area code to call Shākīān is +93.