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Climate of Basra Governorate
(Iraq)

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


hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Basra Governorate
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Basra Governorate
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Basra Governorate
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Basra Governorate
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Basra Governorate
Map of Basra Governorate

Important cities in 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 Sunday, 1:23 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
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.