Best time to visit Basra

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When is the best time to visit Basra?

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

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Basra18
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Basra21
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Basra26
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Basra31
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Basra38
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Basra41
  • 43°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Basra43
  • 43°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Basra43
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Basra41
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Basra36
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Basra27
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Basra20

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The weather guide for Iraq (Basra) 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 Basra?

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

Does it ever rain in Basra?

It never rains much in Basra but January usually has the most rain with an average of 35mm. There are normally 6 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Basra?

The sunniest time of year in Basra is normally September with bright sunshine on average for 83% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

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