Best time to visit Iraq
The best time to visit 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 Iraq is 45°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January.
Iraq has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Iraq 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 Iraq by month
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14 day weather forecast Iraq
The weather for in Iraq will be around 32° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.
The weather forecast for Iraq is based on the weather conditions in the city of Baghdad.
Weather forecast this week
|Monday 25 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||2|
|Tuesday 26 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||1 m/s||5|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||5|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||5|
|Friday 29 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||5 m/s||2|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.2 mm||30%||5 m/s||2|
|Sunday 31 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.6 mm||35%||5 m/s||2|
Weather forecast next week
|Monday 1 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||2|
|Tuesday 2 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||5|
|Wednesday 3 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||6 m/s||2|
|Thursday 4 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.9 mm||25%||4 m/s||1|
|Friday 5 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||3|
|Saturday 6 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||3 m/s||3|
|Sunday 7 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||3 m/s||3|
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 table of Iraq
|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|
|Days with rain||4||4||6||5||4||-||-||-||-||4||5||5|
|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|
Iraq weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Iraq? 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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Popular places in Iraq
- Dūḩān ‘Abd
- ‘Abd Allāh Ghānim
- Qaryat Abū Ḩazmah
- Ash Shakhānīyah
- Grd Baru
- Al Aqub
- Nāşir Ḩusayn
- Kawzah Raqah
- Bine Kawl
- Salaf Umm ash Shaḩāḩ
- Ḩusayn as Satam
- An Nāḩīyah
- Nāyif al Kāz̧im
- Qaryat Badnat as Suflá
- Tall al Khiyāmīyāt
- Qaşr ar Riyy
- Tall Farījah
- Kune Genaw
- Jāsim Sāyir
- Muḩammad ad Darb
- Hādī Jawād
- Qaryat al Abyaḑ
- Shaykh Salmān al Qamar
- Qaryat ‘Anāyat as Suflá
- Nālpārayz ‘Ulyā
- Al Başrah
- An Najaf
- An Nāşirīyah
- Ad Dīwānīyah
- Al ‘Amārah
- Al Kūt
- Ar Ramādī
- Az Zubayr
- Al Fallūjah
- As Samāwah
- Ash Shaţrah
- Tall ‘Afar
- Al Musayyib
- Ar Ruţbah
- ‘Arab Dīkān Ka‘īd
- Qaryat al Ḩaylah
- Karīm Bānī
- Bayt Sayyid Nūr
- Malūḩ Bin ‘Aţīyah
- Malte Muslim
- ‘Abbās Dhiyāb
Frequently asked questions
Where is Iraq?
Iraq lies in a straight line about 7,919 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Baghdad).
How long is the flight to Iraq?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Iraq is approximately 11 hours.
What are the largest airports in Iraq?
These are the largest airports in Iraq:
- Baghdad International Airport – Baghdad
How many inhabitants are there in Iraq?
Iraq has approximately 38,274,618 inhabitants.
How big is Iraq?
The area of Iraq is around 437,072 km². It is 3x smaller than New Zealand.
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 to pay.
Exchange rates on 25 October 2021
- 1 Iraqi dinar = 77.16 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 0.013 Iraqi dinar
- 10 Iraqi dinar = 771.57 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 0.13 Iraqi dinar
- 100 Iraqi dinar = 7,715.68 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 1.30 Iraqi dinar
What is the area code of Iraq?
The area code to call Iraq is +964.