Iraq
weather, climate and best time to visit


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 45°C and the most cold month is 17°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Iraq, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: Baghdad




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Climate 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 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 Iraq by month

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

Weather data from: Baghdad


Iraq weather by month

What is the average Iraq weather like in a given month? 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.

Iraq weather

The weather for Iraq over the next 14 days will be 20°C till 22° and it stays dry every day.

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

5-day weather forecast Iraq

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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21°C
11°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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21°C
14°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Friday
9 december
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21°C
14°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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21°C
14°C
0 mm
7 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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21°C
13°C
0 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Iraq


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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.

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What are the largest airports in Iraq?

These are the largest airports in Iraq:

  • Baghdad International Airport (BGW) in Baghdad
  • Erbil International Airport (EBL)
  • Basrah International Airport (BSR)
  • Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU)

How many inhabitants does Iraq have?

Iraq has 38,274,618 inhabitants.

How big is Iraq?

The surface area of Iraq is 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 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.