Kurdistan
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Kurdistan

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

Kurdistan has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kurdistan 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 Kurdistan 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



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14 day weather forecast Kurdistan

The weather for Kurdistan will be 4° till 2° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Sunday
16 january
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4°C
0°C
54.4 mm
100%
1 Bft
Z
65.1 cm
1
Monday
17 january
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0°C
-4°C
8.8 mm
95%
2 Bft
OZO
10.3 cm
1
Tuesday
18 january
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-1°C
-9°C
0.3 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZW
0 cm
1
Wednesday
19 january
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-1°C
-5°C
33.9 mm
100%
2 Bft
O
40.7 cm
1
Thursday
20 january
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-2°C
-10°C
5.3 mm
95%
2 Bft
WZW
6.1 cm
1
Friday
21 january
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-2°C
-12°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Saturday
22 january
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1°C
-9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Sunday
23 january
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2°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NO
0 cm
1
Monday
24 january
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3°C
-4°C
0.4 mm
15%
3 Bft
NO
0 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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1°C
-4°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
ZO
0 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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2°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
Z
0 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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2°C
-3°C
0.1 mm
10%
2 Bft
N
0.1 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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2°C
-1°C
2.9 mm
60%
2 Bft
NNO
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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2°C
-2°C
0.3 mm
15%
2 Bft
N
0 cm
1

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 table of Kurdistan

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

Kurdistan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kurdistan? 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 Kurdistan?

Kurdistan is located in Iraq. It lies in a straight line at 9,425 km from New York.

The coordinates of Kurdistan are:

  • Latitude: 36.22675
  • Longitude: 44.761056

The GPS coordinates are 36° 13' N, 44° 45' E

How long is the flight to Kurdistan?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Kurdistan is approximately 15 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kurdistan?

These are the airports closests to Kurdistan:

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

How big is Kurdistan?

The area of Kurdistan is around 85 km².

What is the currency of Kurdistan?

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

Exchange rates on 16 January 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 1,190.00 Iraqi dinar
  • 1 Iraqi dinar = 0.001 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 119,000.00 Iraqi dinar
  • 100 Iraqi dinar = 0.084 US dollar

What is the area code of Kurdistan?

The area code to call Kurdistan is +964.