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The climate of Peshawar (Pakistan)
Peshawar is a large city located in the northern part of Pakistan east of the Khyber Pass in a large valley. This pass forms the natural border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Peshawar is located in the province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa of which it also is the capital. Peshawar is an ancient city founded at the beginning of our era. Throughout history it has always been an important trading post. Nowadays the city is of great tactical importance. Kabul, which is the capital of Afghanistan, is about 200 kilometers away. Because of its long history many beautiful old Buddhist temples, mosques Hindu temples and colonial buildings can be found here. The city is also known for the variety of dried fruits that are produced here. Peshawar has a steppe climate with cool winters and hot summers. Precipitation falls all year round. During the summer daytime temperatures are 40 degrees Celsius on average; the hottest temperature ever recorded is just above 50 degrees Celsius. Winters are cool. However, extremely cold temperatures are uncommon; the coldest temperature on record is -3.9 degrees Celsius. Peshawar gets less rain than other parts of Pakistan. The wettest months are March and August; the driest month is June. The growth of the city has had a bad effect on the climate, the quality of the air is very bad.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Peshawar

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 19 4 6 5 n/a
February 20 6 7 7 n/a
March 24 11 6 11 n/a
April 31 17 8 10 n/a
May 36 22 10 7 n/a
June 41 26 10 4 n/a
July 38 27 9 8 n/a
August 36 26 9 9 n/a
September 36 23 9 5 n/a
October 32 16 9 4 n/a
November 26 10 8 3 n/a
December 20 5 6 4 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

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February
March
April
May
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July
August
September
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November
December
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