Surkh Qal‘ah weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Surkh Qal‘ah

The best time to visit in Surkh Qal‘ah in Afghanistan is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Surkh Qal‘ah is 22°C in July and the lowest is -5°C in January.

Surkh Qal‘ah has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Surkh Qal‘ah 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 Surkh Qal‘ah by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -5 -4 0 8 15 19 22 21 17 11 3 -2
Precipitation (mm) 22 38 29 29 27 7 3 4 3 6 13 7

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14 day weather forecast Surkh Qal‘ah

The weather for in Surkh Qal‘ah will be 24° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 8
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 8
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6

Climate Surkh Qal‘ah

Surkh Qal‘ah 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 Surkh Qal‘ah is 9° degrees and there is about 188 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 246 days a year with an average humidity of 49% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Surkh Qal‘ah

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -5 -4 0 8 15 19 22 21 17 11 3 -2
Night temp. (°C) -18 -18 -12 -1 5 8 11 10 7 2 -5 -12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 22 38 29 29 27 7 3 4 3 6 13 7
Days with rain 5 5 8 10 12 5 2 3 3 3 4 4
Days with snow 13 15 13 8 1 - - - - 1 8 7
Dry days 13 8 10 12 18 25 29 28 27 27 18 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 6 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 5 5 4 4 2 2 2

Surkh Qal‘ah weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Surkh Qal‘ah?

Surkh Qal‘ah is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 9,180 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Surkh Qal‘ah are:

  • Latitude: 34.296592
  • Longitude: 68.062429

The GPS coordinates are 34° 17' N, 68° 3' E

How long is the flight to Surkh Qal‘ah?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Surkh Qal‘ah is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Surkh Qal‘ah?

These are the airports closests to Surkh Qal‘ah:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (110 km) – Kabul

How big is Surkh Qal‘ah?

The area of Surkh Qal‘ah is around 38 km².

What is the currency of Surkh Qal‘ah?

In Surkh Qal‘ah the Afghan afghani (AFN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 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 Surkh Qal‘ah?

The area code to call Surkh Qal‘ah is +93.