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What is the climate like in Iraq?

The climate of Iraq has an average yearly temperature of 33°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 17°C and rise to 46°C.

Annually, about 125 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Iraq.

The best time to visit Iraq is February until April, November and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Iraq.

Temperature 17 to 46°C
Rain 125 mm

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Temperatures can be high during the day, but cool off pleasa... more

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The climate of Iraq

Climate table Iraq

The climate table for Iraq shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 17 20 25 31 38 42 46 46 42 35 25 19
Nighttime temperature (°C) 6 8 13 17 23 27 29 29 25 20 13 8
Rainfall (mm) 19 17 30 9,1 1,5 0,5 0 0 0 5,9 24 18
UV Index 6 6 6 7 8 8 8 7 7 6 5 4
Best month No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Iraq

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Iraq

Temperature by month in Iraq

Rainfall by month in Iraq

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Iraq.

Rainfall by month in Iraq

UV index by month in Iraq

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Iraq.

UV index by month in Iraq

Yearly temperature in Iraq

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Iraq, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Iraq

Yearly total rainfall in Iraq

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Iraq.

Rainfall per year in Iraq

Weather experiences in Iraq

The weather in Iraq is rated an average of 2,9 out of 5 stars by 10 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

February promises pleasant impressions of your stay in Iraq. Moderately cool, temperatures between 10 and 20 °C. Less rain, clear skies and sunny days brought relief. It is cold at night, so bring warm clothes.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Temperatures can be high during the day, but cool off pleasantly at night. Bring plenty of water for hydration!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The days were pleasantly warm and ideal for relaxing, but the nights were quite cold. There were dust storms and it was quite an experience.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Cold nights contrasted with moderately warm days. It rained occasionally, making travel difficult. Sunny days were pleasant, but temperature swings became a problem. Pack well and be prepared for changeable weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The intense heat during the day was tough, but the humid evenings were lovely. This is a great option for those who like warm, dry weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

During the day it became unbearably hot at times. Evenings were pleasant with a slight drop in temperature. Fewer dust storms compared to other months, but they are still present.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The air temperature is around 20 degrees Celsius. Sunny days alternate with periodic showers. Winds can be strong, so be prepared. Generally acceptable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

During the day, the mercury often exceeded 45 degrees Celsius. Nights were slightly cooler, around 30 degrees. Too hot for a pleasant visit.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Very bad Star

There was almost no shade; a scorching drought prevailed. A physical test for vacationers. Swimming would have cooled us down, but there was no such option.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Temperatures are pleasant during the day, but be sure to bring a coat for cool nights. There was almost no rain during my visit.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Iraq by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Iraq and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Iraq, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.