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Grande Prairie, Ab vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grande Prairie, Ab, Canada and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 10,074 km or 6,260 mi.
  • To reach Grande Prairie, Ab in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 0.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Grande Prairie, Ab bearing 179.1° or S .
  • Grande Prairie, Ab has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Grande Prairie, Ab is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.2 °C (25.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Grande Prairie, Ab. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 211.3 mm (8.3 in) more which is equivalent to 211.3 l/m² (5.19 US gal/ft²) or 2,113,000 l/ha (225,894 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.9° lower in Grande Prairie, Ab than in Herat.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -20 (-37) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -24 (-1) -37 (-1) -9 (0) +26 (+1) +74 (+3) +68 (+3) +62 (+2) +42 (+2) +20 (+1) +18 (+1) -9 (0) +211 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 26' -1h 26' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 07' +2h 47' +2h 28' +1h 26' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 09' -2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -20.7 -20.7 -20.8 -20.9 -20.9 -21 -21.1 -21.1 -21 -21 -20.9   -20.9

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