Erbil weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Erbil

The best time to visit in Erbil in Iraq is from April until June and September and October, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Erbil is 42°C in July and the lowest is 12°C in January.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 14 18 25 32 38 42 42 37 29 19 14
Precipitation (mm) 53 39 60 32 15 1 0 0 1 27 36 55

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14 day weather forecast Erbil

The weather for in Erbil will be 36° till 38° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
24°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
37°
28°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
28°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
27°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
23°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3

Climate Erbil

Erbil has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Erbil is 27° degrees and there is about 319 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 269 days a year with an average humidity of 36% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Erbil

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 14 18 25 32 38 42 42 37 29 19 14
Night temp. (°C) 5 6 9 13 20 25 28 27 23 18 12 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 53 39 60 32 15 1 0 0 1 27 36 55
Days with rain 11 10 15 11 6 1 1 - 1 7 8 10
Days with snow 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 19 17 16 19 25 29 30 31 29 24 22 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 9 12 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 4 4 6 7 8 9 8 7 5 4 3

Erbil weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Erbil? 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 Erbil?

Erbil is located in Iraq. It lies in a straight line at 7,899 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Erbil are:

  • Latitude: 36.192573
  • Longitude: 44.01062

The GPS coordinates are 36° 11' N, 44° 0' E

How long is the flight to Erbil?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Erbil is approximately 11 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Erbil?

These are the airports closests to Erbil:

  • Urmia Airport (189 km) – Urmia
  • Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport (217 km) – Şırnak
  • Van Ferit Melen Airport (260 km) – Van

How many inhabitants are there in Erbil?

Erbil has approximately 926,000 inhabitants.

How big is Erbil?

The area of Erbil is around 188 km².

What is the currency of Erbil?

In Erbil 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 Erbil?

The area code to call Erbil is +964.