Best time to visit, weather and climate Iraq

Best time to visit Iraq

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

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

Iraq has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Iraq 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 Iraq 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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All climate data from Iraq
Climate data from: Baghdad

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 Iraq

 
Day
Night
Precip
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 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 9°C 11°C 15°C 20°C 26°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 29°C 24°C 16°C 11°C
Precip 7
mm
9
mm
12
mm
7
mm
6
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
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
 


Climate Iraq january

On average, it is maximum 17° in january in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq february

On average, it is maximum 20° in february in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq may

On average, it is maximum 37° in may in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq june

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

Climate Iraq july

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

Climate Iraq august

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

Climate Iraq september

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

Climate Iraq october

On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Iraq 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 Iraq.

Climate Iraq december

On average, it is maximum 19° in december in Iraq 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 Iraq.

14 day weather forecast Iraq

The weather for Baghdad in Iraq will be 41° till 38° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
28 Sep
Helder 41°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
Tu
29 Sep
Helder 40°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
We
30 Sep
Licht bewolkt 38°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Th
1 Oct
Helder 40°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Fr
2 Oct
Helder 41°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Sa
3 Oct
Helder 42°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Su
4 Oct
Helder 40°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
5 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 40°C 26°C 0.6 mm 15% 4m/s 4
Tu
6 Oct
Helder 40°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
We
7 Oct
Helder 39°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Th
8 Oct
Helder 39°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Fr
9 Oct
Helder 39°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Sa
10 Oct
Licht bewolkt 38°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Su
11 Oct
Helder 37°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4

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Vacation Iraq

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Flight tickets to Iraq

Iraq has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Baghdad International Airport
    Baghdad

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About Iraq

Iraq is in the continental part Middle East and the capital is Baghdad. The total surface is 437.072 km² with 58 km of coastline and the population consists of 38.274.618 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2x as big as United States. If you want to call Iraq 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.

Iraq is in a straight line at 4.050 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hours20.

Currency Iraq

In Iraq the Iraqi dinar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Iraqi dinar (IQD) 28 september 2020

1 Iraqi dinar = 0,00 United States dollar
100 Iraqi dinar = 0,08 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 1.196,55 Iraqi dinar
100 United States dollar = 119.654,99 Iraqi dinar

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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:

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Time difference Iraq

In Iraq it is now 09:29 o’clock in the morning on monday 28 september 2020. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Iraq is Asia/Baghdad and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Iraq

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 Iraq.

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