Best time to visit Baghdad

Find the best time to visit Baghdad and plan your perfect trip in 2024/2025. Get holiday inspiration, weather guides, travel advice and find great deals.

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When is the best time to visit Baghdad?

The best time to visit Baghdad is March and April based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Baghdad16
    Jan
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Baghdad18
    Feb
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Baghdad23
    Mar
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Baghdad29
    Apr
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Baghdad36
    May
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Baghdad41
    Jun
  • 44°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Baghdad44
    Jul
  • 43°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Baghdad43
    Aug
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Baghdad40
    Sep
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Baghdad33
    Oct
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Baghdad24
    Nov
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Baghdad17
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

Best time to visit

The weather guide for Iraq (Baghdad) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Baghdad?

The hottest time of year in Baghdad is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 43°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Baghdad?

It never rains much in Baghdad but March usually has the most rain with an average of 33mm. There are normally 5 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Baghdad?

The sunniest time of year in Baghdad is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 96% of daylight hours; that's 14 hours of sunshine per day.

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