Climate for Basra Governorate

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 6 measuring stations in Basra Governorate.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Basra Governorate is the rainiest and at the same time one of the warmest regions in Iraq with an average daily maximum temperature of 35 degrees. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 48 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to August. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

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Duration of daylight and sunshine in Iraq

Al Basrah Map

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Basra Governorate
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Dhi Qar
Mayorality of Baghdad
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hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Iraq
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Iraq
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Iraq
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Iraq
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Iraq

The most important cities in the region of Basra Governorate

Basra Governorate is a part of Iraq and has an east-west extension of about 70 km. From north to south it is approximately 60 km. The biggest cities are Al Basrah and Az Zubayr. The local time is now Saturday, 2:20 am.

Al Basrah2,150,00030°31'59"N47°47'51"E
Az Zubayr122,67630°23'32"N47°42'6"E
Umm Qasr107,62030°2'10"N47°55'10"E
Al Faw104,56929°58'27"N48°28'23"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.