Kurdistan
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Best time to visit Kurdistan

The best time to visit Kurdistan in Iraq is from February through April and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Kurdistan is 113°F in July and the lowest is 63°F in January.

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

Climate Kurdistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 63 68 77 88 98 108 113 113 105 93 75 66
Precipitation (inch) 3 4 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 5






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Climate Kurdistan

Kurdistan has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Kurdistan is 59° degrees and there is about 28 inch 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 by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 63 68 77 88 98 108 113 113 105 93 75 66
Night temp. (°F) 48 52 59 67 79 87 92 91 84 74 60 52
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 3 4 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 5
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 Kurdistan 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.

Kurdistan weather

The weather for Kurdistan over the next 14 days will be 45°F till 57° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

5-day weather forecast Kurdistan

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Snow
Wind
Tuesday
7 february
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48°F
39°F
6.0 in
0 in
6 m/s
Wednesday
8 february
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46°F
37°F
1.6 in
0.2 in
3 m/s
Thursday
9 february
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45°F
37°F
0.4 in
1.3 in
2 m/s
Friday
10 february
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45°F
36°F
0.4 in
0.9 in
3 m/s
Saturday
11 february
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46°F
34°F
0 in
0 in
2 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Kurdistan





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kurdistan?

Kurdistan is located in Iraq. It lies in a straight line 5,857 miles 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.

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What are the nearest airports to Kurdistan?

These are the airports closests to Kurdistan:

  • Erbil International Airport (EBL) – 45 mi
  • Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU) – 56 mi

How big is Kurdistan?

The surface area of Kurdistan is 53 mi².

What is the currency of Kurdistan?

In Kurdistan, the Iraqi dinar (IQD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 February 2023

  • 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.