Iraq
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Iraq

The best time to visit in Iraq is from February until May and October and November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Iraq is 45°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Iraq has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Iraq or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Iraq by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 20 25 31 37 42 45 45 41 34 24 19
Precipitation (mm) 7 9 12 7 6 0 0 0 0 7 12 12

Climate data from city: Baghdad




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14 day weather forecast Iraq

The weather for Iraq will be 10° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Iraq is based on the weather conditions in the city of Baghdad.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
20 january
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9°C
4°C
1.2 mm
35%
4 Bft
WZW
1
Friday
21 january
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10°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NW
1
Saturday
22 january
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12°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NW
1
Sunday
23 january
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14°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
1
Monday
24 january
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16°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
O
1
Tuesday
25 january
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18°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WNW
1
Wednesday
26 january
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19°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
O
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
27 january
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16°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
W
1
Friday
28 january
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15°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
W
1
Saturday
29 january
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13°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NNW
1
Sunday
30 january
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13°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NNW
1
Monday
31 january
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13°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NNW
1
Tuesday
1 february
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15°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
Z
1
Wednesday
2 february
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15°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
Z
1

Climate Iraq

Iraq has the desert climate prevailing. 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 32° degrees and there is about 71 mm 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 table of Iraq

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 20 25 31 37 42 45 45 41 34 24 19
Night temp. (°C) 9 11 15 20 26 31 33 33 29 24 16 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 9 12 7 6 0 0 0 0 7 12 12
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

Climate data from city: Baghdad

Iraq weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Iraq? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Iraq?

Iraq lies in a straight line about 2,716 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Baghdad).

How long is the flight to Iraq?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Iraq is approximately 3 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Iraq?

These are the largest airports in Iraq:

  • Baghdad International Airport — Baghdad

How many inhabitants are there in Iraq?

Iraq has approximately 38,274,618 inhabitants.

How big is Iraq?

The area of Iraq is around 437,072 km². It is slightly smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Iraq?

The capital of Iraq is Baghdad.

What is the currency of Iraq?

In Iraq the Iraqi dinar (IQD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 January 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 7.45 Iraqi dinar
  • 1 Iraqi dinar = 0.13 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 744.78 Iraqi dinar
  • 100 Iraqi dinar = 13.43 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Iraq?

The area code to call Iraq is +964.