Iraq climate guide

Temperature in Iraq (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Iraq (Baghdad)16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Iraq (Baghdad)18
23°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Iraq (Baghdad)23
29°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Iraq (Baghdad)29
36°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Iraq (Baghdad)36
41°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Iraq (Baghdad)41
44°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Iraq (Baghdad)44
43°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Iraq (Baghdad)43
40°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Iraq (Baghdad)40
33°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Iraq (Baghdad)33
24°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Iraq (Baghdad)24
17°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Iraq (Baghdad)17
Min temperature (night-time)
4°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Iraq (Baghdad)4
6°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Iraq (Baghdad)6
10°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Iraq (Baghdad)10
15°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Iraq (Baghdad)15
20°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Iraq (Baghdad)20
24°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Iraq (Baghdad)24
26°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Iraq (Baghdad)26
25°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Iraq (Baghdad)25
21°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Iraq (Baghdad)21
16°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Iraq (Baghdad)16
10°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Iraq (Baghdad)10
6°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Iraq (Baghdad)6

Sunshine & Daylight in Iraq

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
6 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in January in Iraq6
7 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in February in Iraq7
8 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in March in Iraq8
9 hours of sunshine per day (68% of daylight hours) in April in Iraq9
11 hours of sunshine per day (78% of daylight hours) in May in Iraq11
14 hours of sunshine per day (96% of daylight hours) in June in Iraq14
14 hours of sunshine per day (96% of daylight hours) in July in Iraq14
13 hours of sunshine per day (96% of daylight hours) in August in Iraq13
12 hours of sunshine per day (95% of daylight hours) in September in Iraq12
9 hours of sunshine per day (81% of daylight hours) in October in Iraq9
7 hours of sunshine per day (68% of daylight hours) in November in Iraq7
6 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in December in Iraq6
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Iraq (Baghdad)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Iraq (Baghdad)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Iraq (Baghdad)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Iraq (Baghdad)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Iraq (Baghdad)14
14 hours of daylight per day in June in Iraq (Baghdad)14
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Iraq (Baghdad)14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Iraq (Baghdad)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Iraq (Baghdad)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Iraq (Baghdad)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Iraq (Baghdad)10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Iraq (Baghdad)10

Rainfall in Iraq

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
6 days with some rainfall in January in Iraq (Baghdad)6
6 days with some rainfall in February in Iraq (Baghdad)6
5 days with some rainfall in March in Iraq (Baghdad)5
4 days with some rainfall in April in Iraq (Baghdad)4
2 days with some rainfall in May in Iraq (Baghdad)2
0 days with some rainfall in June in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 days with some rainfall in July in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 days with some rainfall in August in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 days with some rainfall in September in Iraq (Baghdad)0
1 day with some rainfall in October in Iraq (Baghdad)1
4 days with some rainfall in November in Iraq (Baghdad)4
6 days with some rainfall in December in Iraq (Baghdad)6
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
31 mm monthly rainfall in January in Iraq (Baghdad)31
28 mm monthly rainfall in February in Iraq (Baghdad)28
33 mm monthly rainfall in March in Iraq (Baghdad)33
26 mm monthly rainfall in April in Iraq (Baghdad)26
8 mm monthly rainfall in May in Iraq (Baghdad)8
0 mm monthly rainfall in June in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in July in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in August in Iraq (Baghdad)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in September in Iraq (Baghdad)0
4 mm monthly rainfall in October in Iraq (Baghdad)4
21 mm monthly rainfall in November in Iraq (Baghdad)21
26 mm monthly rainfall in December in Iraq (Baghdad)26

More climate for Iraq

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in Iraq (Baghdad)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in Iraq (Baghdad)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in Iraq (Baghdad)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in April in Iraq (Baghdad)8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Iraq (Baghdad)10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in June in Iraq (Baghdad)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in July in Iraq (Baghdad)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in August in Iraq (Baghdad)10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in September in Iraq (Baghdad)9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in October in Iraq (Baghdad)6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in November in Iraq (Baghdad)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in December in Iraq (Baghdad)3
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Iraq (Baghdad)0
No heat & humidity in February in Iraq (Baghdad)0
No heat & humidity in March in Iraq (Baghdad)0
Low heat & humidity in April in Iraq (Baghdad)L
High heat & humidity in May in Iraq (Baghdad)H
Very high heat & humidity in June in Iraq (Baghdad)VH
Extreme heat & humidity in July in Iraq (Baghdad)E
Extreme heat & humidity in August in Iraq (Baghdad)E
Very high heat & humidity in September in Iraq (Baghdad)VH
High heat & humidity in October in Iraq (Baghdad)H
No heat & humidity in November in Iraq (Baghdad)0
No heat & humidity in December in Iraq (Baghdad)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Iraq, represented by Baghdad, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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