Shanākhtagay weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Shanākhtagay

The best time to visit in Shanākhtagay in Afghanistan is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Shanākhtagay is 31°C in July and the lowest is 4°C in January.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 4 4 12 19 25 29 31 29 25 20 12 7
Precipitation (mm) 18 40 35 17 4 1 4 3 2 1 9 3

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14 day weather forecast Shanākhtagay

The weather for in Shanākhtagay will be around 15° 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

Friday 22 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 6
Saturday 23 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Sunday 24 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
8.0 cm 14.8 mm 95% 6 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Wednesday 27 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Tuesday 2 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
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Climate Shanākhtagay

Shanākhtagay has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Shanākhtagay is 18° degrees and there is about 137 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 311 days a year with an average humidity of 32% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Shanākhtagay

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 4 4 12 19 25 29 31 29 25 20 12 7
Night temp. (°C) -4 -4 3 10 15 18 20 19 14 8 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 18 40 35 17 4 1 4 3 2 1 9 3
Days with rain 4 7 8 7 3 1 3 1 1 1 3 2
Days with snow 5 5 2 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 22 16 21 23 28 29 28 30 29 30 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 12 12 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 5 6 7 7 6 5 4 3 2

Shanākhtagay weather by month

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

Shanākhtagay is located in Afghanistan. It lies in a straight line at 979 km from New Delhi.

The coordinates of Shanākhtagay are:

  • Latitude: 32.79742
  • Longitude: 68.196568

The GPS coordinates are 32° 47' N, 68° 11' E

How long is the flight to Shanākhtagay?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Shanākhtagay is approximately 3 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Shanākhtagay?

These are the airports closests to Shanākhtagay:

  • Hamid Karzai International Airport (218 km) – Kabul

How big is Shanākhtagay?

The area of Shanākhtagay is around 23 km².

What is the currency of Shanākhtagay?

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

Exchange rates on 22 October 2021

  • 1 Afghan afghani = 1.03 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.97 Afghan afghani
  • 10 Afghan afghani = 10.35 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 9.66 Afghan afghani
  • 100 Afghan afghani = 103.48 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 96.64 Afghan afghani

What is the area code of Shanākhtagay?

The area code to call Shanākhtagay is +93.