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Shiraz vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shiraz, Iran and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 1,698 km or 1,055 mi.
  • To reach Shiraz in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 260.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Shiraz bearing 251.1° or WSW .
  • Both have a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Shiraz is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Shiraz. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 170.9 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 170.9 l/m² (4.19 US gal/ft²) or 1,709,000 l/ha (182,703 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Shiraz than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.9°C (10.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) -4 (0) -13 (-1) -35 (-1) -33 (-1) -21 (-1) -75 (-3) -62 (-2) -31 (-1) -3 (0) +9 (+0) +42 (+2) -171 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 16' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 18' -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.7 +3.9   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 -4 -11 -13 -18 -24 -39 -44 -36 -22 -8 +2   -17.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) -0.2 (0) -3.1 (-6) -4.8 (-9) -6.7 (-12) -11.2 (-20) -12.6 (-23) -13.8 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -6.7 (-12) -1.5 (-3) +0.7 (+1) -5.9 (-11)

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