Herat
Afghanistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Herat, Afghanistan

January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Herat, Afghanistan, with average temperature ranging between max 9.1°C (48.4°F) and min -2.9°C (26.8°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.9°C (26.8°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Herat, Afghanistan, in January, during 6 rainfall days, 51.6mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Herat, Afghanistan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 40 days and collects up to 238.9mm (9.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. Months with the most snowfall days are January and February, with an average of 2 snowfall days.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.2h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Herat is 4.8h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Herat. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 3 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Herat?

The coldest month in Herat, Afghanistan, is January, with an average high-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.9°C (26.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Herat?

In Herat, in January, the average high-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.9°C (26.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Herat?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, January is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Herat?

In Herat, the average relative humidity in January is 72%.

How many days does it rain in January in Herat?

In Herat, during January, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 51.6mm (2") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Herat?

In Herat, Afghanistan, during January, snow falls for 2 days.

What is the snowiest month in Herat?

Months with the most snowfall days in Herat are January and February, with an average of 2 snowfall days.

How many hours of daylight does Herat have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Herat?

In Herat, Afghanistan, the average sunshine in January is 4.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Herat?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in January in Herat?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Herat is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average high temperature in January: 9.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -2.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.9°C).

Average humidity in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (72%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (30%).

Average rainfall in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall in January: 51.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (55.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average snowfall days in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average UV index in January - Herat, Afghanistan
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).