Baghdad weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Baghdad

The best time to visit in Baghdad 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 Baghdad is 45°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Baghdad has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Baghdad 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 Baghdad by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 20 25 31 37 42 45 45 41 34 24 19
Precipitation (mm) 7 9 12 7 6 0 0 0 0 7 12 12

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14 day weather forecast Baghdad

The weather for in Baghdad will be 40° till 43° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
39°
26°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
40°
25°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 8
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
25°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
37°
26°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
24°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
40°
27°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
41°
28°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
41°
28°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 7
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
41°
28°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
42°
29°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 4
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
43°
30°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
43°
30°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
43°
30°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
42°
28°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4

Climate Baghdad

Baghdad 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 Baghdad 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 Baghdad

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 9 12 7 6 0 0 0 0 7 12 12
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

Baghdad weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Baghdad? 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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Frequently asked questions

Where is Baghdad?

Baghdad is located in Iraq. It lies in a straight line at 7,890 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Baghdad are:

  • Latitude: 33.340582
  • Longitude: 44.400876

The GPS coordinates are 33° 20' N, 44° 24' E

How long is the flight to Baghdad?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Baghdad is approximately 10 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Baghdad?

These are the airports closests to Baghdad:

  • Baghdad International Airport (18 km) – Baghdad
  • Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani Airport (278 km) – Kermānshāh

How many inhabitants are there in Baghdad?

Baghdad has approximately 5,054,000 inhabitants.

How big is Baghdad?

The area of Baghdad is around 8,051 km².

What is the currency of Baghdad?

In Baghdad the Iraqi dinar (IQD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 September 2021

  • 1 Iraqi dinar = 24.64 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.041 Iraqi dinar
  • 10 Iraqi dinar = 246.43 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 0.41 Iraqi dinar
  • 100 Iraqi dinar = 2,464.25 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 4.06 Iraqi dinar

What is the area code of Baghdad?

The area code to call Baghdad is +964.