17 to 45°C
3609 hours
sunshine per day
72 mm
328 days
37 days
0 days

Climate of Iraq

Iraq has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Iraq is 59° degrees and there is about 28 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 315 days a year with an average humidity of 26% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 17°C and 45°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 9°C and 33°C
  • Rain: it rains 37 days and there is a total of approximately 72 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3609 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 17°C and 45°C
Warmest month: 45°C in July
Coldest month: 17°C in January
Night temperature: between 9°C and 33°C
Dry days: 328 days
Days with rain: 37 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 72 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3609 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Iraq.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Iraq.

Climate table of Iraq

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Iraq. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Iraq might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 63 68 77 88 98 108 113 113 105 93 75 66
Night temp. (°F) 48 52 59 67 79 87 92 91 84 74 60 52
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 3 4 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 5
Days with rain 4 4 6 5 4 - - - - 4 5 5
Dry days 27 24 25 25 27 30 31 31 30 27 25 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 12 12 13 12 12 12 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3
UV-index 4 5 5 7 8 9 9 9 8 6 5 4

Best time to visit Iraq

To go to Iraq, the best time to visit is February through April and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Iraq, July is the warmest month with 113°F and the most cold month is 63°F in January.

Climate of Iraq by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Iraq? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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