Best time to visit Kurdistan, Iraq

The best time to visit Kurdistan 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 Kurdistan is 45°C in july and the lowest is 17°C in january.

The average climate figure for Kurdistan is an 8,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


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

Climate Kurdistan per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
17°C 20°C 25°C 31°C 37°C 42°C 45°C 45°C 41°C 34°C 24°C 19°C
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Climate Kurdistan

Kurdistan has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Kurdistan 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 Kurdistan

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
17°C 20°C 25°C 31°C 37°C 42°C 45°C 45°C 41°C 34°C 24°C 19°C
Night
min °C
9°C 11°C 15°C 20°C 26°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 29°C 24°C 16°C 11°C
MM
rain
7
mm
9
mm
12
mm
7
mm
6
mm
0
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0
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0
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0
mm
7
mm
12
mm
12
mm
Rain
days
4 4 6 5 4 0 0 0 0 4 5 5
Dry
days
27 24 25 25 27 30 31 31 30 27 25 26
Sun hours
per day
7 7 10 12 12 13 12 12 12 8 7 7
Wind force
in 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 Kurdistan january

On average, it is maximum 17° in january in Kurdistan and at least around 9° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan february

On average, it is maximum 20° in february in Kurdistan and at least around 11° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Kurdistan and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Kurdistan and at least around 20° degrees. In april there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan may

On average, it is maximum 37° in may in Kurdistan and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan june

On average, it is maximum 42° in june in Kurdistan and at least around 31° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan july

On average, it is maximum 45° in july in Kurdistan and at least around 33° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan august

On average, it is maximum 45° in august in Kurdistan and at least around 33° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan september

On average, it is maximum 41° in september in Kurdistan and at least around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan october

On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Kurdistan and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Kurdistan and at least around 16° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Kurdistan.

Weather Kurdistan december

On average, it is maximum 19° in december in Kurdistan and at least around 11° degrees. In december there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Kurdistan.

14 day weather forecast Kurdistan

The weather for Kurdistan in Iraq will be 12° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max (°C) Min (°C) Rainfall (mm) Rainfall (%) Wind UV-index
Fr
5 Mar
Lichte regen 12°C 7°C 7.9 mm 90% 2m/s 3
Fr
5 Mar
Lichte regen 12°C 7°C 7.9 mm 90% 2m/s 3
Sa
6 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0.1 mm 20% 1m/s 5
Su
7 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Mo
8 Mar
Licht bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Tu
9 Mar
Licht bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0.3 mm 25% 3m/s 6
We
10 Mar
Bewolkt 12°C 6°C 0.4 mm 30% 1m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max (°C) Min (°C) Rainfall (mm) Rainfall (%) Wind UV-index
Th
11 Mar
Lichte regenbuien 18°C 7°C 3.9 mm 80% 3m/s 4
Fr
12 Mar
Lichte regenbuien 10°C 2°C 4.8 mm 85% 4m/s 3
Sa
13 Mar
Helder 12°C 1°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Su
14 Mar
Helder 15°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 7
Mo
15 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 17°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Tu
16 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
We
17 Mar
Bewolkt 21°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

Weather experiences Kurdistan

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Hotels and apartments in Kurdistan

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Flight tickets to Kurdistan

The 3 nearest airports to Kurdistan you can fly to are:

  • Urmia Airport (163 km)
    Urmia
  • Tabriz International Airport (249 km)
    Tabrīz Jānī
  • Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport (272 km)
    Şırnak

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About Kurdistan

Kurdistan lies in Iraq in the province As Sulaymānīyah. If you want to call Kurdistan you have to use +964 or 00964 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9645012457809 or 009645012457809.

Kurdistan is in a straight line at 2.585 km distance from Islamabad. From Jinnah International Airport the flight time is about 3 hours50.

The coordinates of Kurdistan, Iraq are latitude: 36.22675 en longitude: 44.761056

The GPS coordinates are N 36° 13' 36.4800" en E 44° 45' 39.9600"

Currency Kurdistan

In Kurdistan the Iraqi dinar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Iraqi dinar (IQD) 5 march 2021

1 Iraqi dinar = 0,13 Pakistani rupee
100 Iraqi dinar = 13,43 Pakistani rupee

1 Pakistani rupee = 7,45 Iraqi dinar
100 Pakistani rupee = 744,78 Iraqi dinar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Kurdistan

In Kurdistan it is now 10:11 o’clock in the morning on friday 5 march 2021. That is 2 hour earlier than in Pakistan. The time zone of Kurdistan is Asia/Baghdad and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Kurdistan

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Kurdistan.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis