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Sivas vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sivas, Turkey and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 2,749 km or 1,708 mi.
  • To reach Sivas in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 297.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sivas bearing 280.5° or W .
  • Sivas has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Sivas is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.6 °C (17.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Sivas. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 236.8 mm (9.3 in) more which is equivalent to 236.8 l/m (5.81 US gal/ft) or 2,368,000 l/ha (253,155 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • There are 875 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Sivas. In whichever way circa 2h 23' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.2° lower in Sivas than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sivas relative to Kandahar. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kandahar vs Sivas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (0) -5 (0) +5 (+0) +37 (+1) +58 (+2) +36 (+1) +7 (+0) +6 (+0) +18 (+1) +30 (+1) +32 (+1) +27 (+1) +237 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) -2 ( -7) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +46 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 07' -3h 21' -3h 17' -2h 12' -3h 19' -0h 50' +1h 03' -0h 13' -0h 58' -2h 56' -4h 16' -4h 19'   -2h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8.3 -8.1 -8.2 -8.2 -8.3 -8.2 -8.2 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.2 -8.3   -8.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +18 +22 +23 +31 +34 +28 +27 +30 +33 +32 +24   +26.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.4 (-8) -4.8 (-9) -5.1 (-9) -3.9 (-7) -0.6 (-1) +1.7 (+3) +0.5 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +4.6 (+8) +4 (+7) +1.8 (+3) -1.8 (-3) -0.5 (-1)

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