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Cork vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 6,273 km or 3,898 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 314.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 260.2° or W .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Cork is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.2 °C (14.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 857.4 mm (33.8 in) more which is equivalent to 857.4 l/m² (21.04 US gal/ft²) or 8,574,000 l/ha (916,618 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/2 as much.
  • There are 2047 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 5h 35' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° lower in Cork than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-3 (-6) -6 (-10) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -6 (-12) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-12) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +37 (+1) +53 (+2) +38 (+2) +69 (+3) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +70 (+3) +94 (+4) +97 (+4) +108 (+4) +102 (+4) +857 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +1 (+4) +8 (+26) 0 ( 0) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +15 (+48)   +117 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 52' -4h 08' -4h 30' -3h 22' -5h 25' -5h 58' -6h 23' -6h 50' -6h 18' -6h 56' -6h 48' -5h 34'   -5h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 05' -1h 14' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 49' +2h 22' +2h 07' +1h 15' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 50' -2h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.3 -20.2 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.5 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4   -20.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +29 +37 +40 +48 +56 +55 +58 +62 +61 +50 +37   +47
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +3.9 (+7) +1.8 (+3) -0.6 (-1) +1.2 (+2) +4.3 (+8) +3.2 (+6) +5.8 (+10) +9.9 (+18) +9.5 (+17) +7.8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4.9 (+9)

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