Darai Nur

Darai Nur
Town
Darai Nur is located in Afghanistan
Darai Nur
Darai Nur
Location
Coordinates: 34°42′10″N 70°36′07″E / 34.702778°N 70.601944°E / 34.702778; 70.601944Coordinates: 34°42′10″N 70°36′07″E / 34.702778°N 70.601944°E / 34.702778; 70.601944
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceNangarhar
DistrictDarai Nur
Elevation
2,106 m (6,909 ft)
Time zone+4:30

Darai Nur (Pashayi/Pashto: دره نور) or Darra-i-Nur is a town in the Darai Nur District of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. It is located 45 km to the northeast of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar. Darai Nur's residents speak a variant of Pashayi language, but are bilingual in Pashto.

Climate

Darai Nur has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Darai Nur is 12.2 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 1,049 mm. December is the driest month with 34 mm of precipitation, while July, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 157 mm.

July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 22.7 °C. The coldest month January has an average temperature of 0.3 °C.

Climate data for Darai Nur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
7.1
(44.8)
13.4
(56.1)
19.2
(66.6)
24.6
(76.3)
28.2
(82.8)
28.3
(82.9)
26.9
(80.4)
24.7
(76.5)
20.0
(68.0)
13.9
(57.0)
9.6
(49.3)
18.5
(65.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.3
(32.5)
1.5
(34.7)
6.9
(44.4)
12.3
(54.1)
17.2
(63.0)
21.1
(70.0)
22.7
(72.9)
21.7
(71.1)
18.6
(65.5)
13.4
(56.1)
7.6
(45.7)
3.3
(37.9)
12.2
(54.0)
Average low °C (°F) −5.5
(22.1)
−4.2
(24.4)
0.4
(32.7)
5.3
(41.5)
9.7
(49.5)
13.9
(57.0)
17.0
(62.6)
16.4
(61.5)
12.4
(54.3)
6.7
(44.1)
1.2
(34.2)
−3.1
(26.4)
5.9
(42.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 60
(2.4)
92
(3.6)
128
(5.0)
134
(5.3)
88
(3.5)
63
(2.5)
157
(6.2)
144
(5.7)
69
(2.7)
42
(1.7)
38
(1.5)
34
(1.3)
1,049
(41.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Climate: Dara-e-Nur - Climate-Data.org". Retrieved 5 September 2022.


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