Shinkot

Shinkot
Shinkot is located in Afghanistan
Shinkot
Shinkot
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.69083°N 64.85639°E / 33.69083; 64.85639Coordinates: 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.69083°N 64.85639°E / 33.69083; 64.85639
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhor
DistrictPasaband
Elevation
8,419 ft (2,566 m)
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Shinkot (Pashto: شين کوټ) (also Pasaband) is a town and the center of Pasaband District, in the southern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan.[1] It is located in the western part of the district at 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.6908°N 64.8564°E / 33.6908; 64.8564 at 2,566 m altitude, and is close to the border with Helmand Province.

Climate

Shinkot has a humid continental climate (Köppen: Dsb) with warm, dry summers and cold, snowy winters.

Climate data for Shinkot, Pasaband District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −1.4
(29.5)
1.0
(33.8)
8.7
(47.7)
16.3
(61.3)
20.3
(68.5)
24.8
(76.6)
26.6
(79.9)
25.9
(78.6)
21.3
(70.3)
15.7
(60.3)
9.2
(48.6)
2.5
(36.5)
14.2
(57.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.7
(14.5)
−7.3
(18.9)
0.4
(32.7)
8.0
(46.4)
12.0
(53.6)
16.5
(61.7)
18.3
(64.9)
17.6
(63.7)
13.0
(55.4)
7.4
(45.3)
0.9
(33.6)
−5.8
(21.6)
5.9
(42.7)
Average low °C (°F) −18.0
(−0.4)
−15.6
(3.9)
−7.9
(17.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
3.7
(38.7)
8.2
(46.8)
10.0
(50.0)
9.3
(48.7)
4.7
(40.5)
−0.9
(30.4)
−7.4
(18.7)
−14.1
(6.6)
−2.4
(27.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 40.1
(1.58)
74.7
(2.94)
74.0
(2.91)
71.3
(2.81)
48.9
(1.93)
2.5
(0.10)
0.1
(0.00)
0.3
(0.01)
0.8
(0.03)
12.8
(0.50)
37.6
(1.48)
18.5
(0.73)
381.6
(15.02)
Average relative humidity (%) 70 78 65 45 37 25 22 23 24 31 47 53 43
Source 1: Nomadseason,[2] NASA Power[3] (Extremes)
Source 2: World Weather Online (Precipitation & Humidity)[4]

References

  1. ^ "Pasaband". GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Pasaband, Nomadseason.com". Retrieved 19 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Data Access Viewer". Retrieved 11 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Humidity: Pasaband, World Weather Online". Retrieved 24 September 2022.

See also


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