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Istanbul vs Mazar-E-Sharif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Istanbul, Turkey and Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan is approximately 3,309 km or 2,056 mi.
  • To reach Istanbul in this distance one would set out from Mazar-E-Sharif bearing 290.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Istanbul bearing 265.6° or W .
  • Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Mazar-E-Sharif has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Mazar-E-Sharif is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) less in Istanbul. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 252.6 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 252.6 l/m² (6.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,526,000 l/ha (270,046 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • There are 356 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Istanbul. In whichever way circa 0h 58' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Istanbul than in Mazar-E-Sharif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Istanbul relative to Mazar-E-Sharif. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mazar-E-Sharif vs Istanbul.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +-2 (-3) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) +-1 (-3) +0 (+0) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -6 (-12) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -8 (0) -10 (0) +18 (+1) +67 (+3) +64 (+3) +28 (+1) +24 (+1) +25 (+1) +26 (+1) +16 (+1) +5 (+0) +253 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 30' -0h 55' -0h 00' +0h 12' -1h 25' -1h 18' +0h 05' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 00' -1h 56' -1h 54'   -0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 25' +0h 23' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.3 -4.3 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3   -4.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 +4 +10 +30 +44 +45 +46 +46 +37 +18 +5   +23.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.9 (+5) +0.6 (+1) -2.9 (-5) -4 (-7) +0.4 (+1) +6.2 (+11) +6.6 (+12) +10.5 (+19) +10.9 (+20) +9.3 (+17) +6.5 (+12) +3.8 (+7) +4.2 (+8)

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