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Cologne vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cologne, Germany and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 4,760 km or 2,958 mi.
  • To reach Cologne in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 310.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cologne bearing 271° or W .
  • Cologne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Cologne is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Cologne. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 469.1 mm (18.5 in) more which is equivalent to 469.1 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,691,000 l/ha (501,499 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Cologne than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) -15 (-1) +23 (+1) +45 (+2) +79 (+3) +66 (+3) +83 (+3) +58 (+2) +52 (+2) +48 (+2) +19 (+1) +469 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 44' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 31' +1h 58' +1h 46' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 32' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -16.6 -16.6 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.8 -16.8 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.7   -16.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +10 +12 +13 +22 +35 +41 +44 +42 +38 +28 +16   +25.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +1.1 (+2) -0.5 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -1.6 (-3) +1.8 (+3) +3.2 (+6) +5.5 (+10) +5.1 (+9) +5 (+9) +3.5 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +1.7 (+3)

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