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Baghdad Climate & Temperature

  • Baghdad, Iraq is at 3313'N, 4413'E, 34 m (112 ft). See map.
  • Baghdad has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Baghdad is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.8 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.5 °C (44.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Baghdad Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 156 mm (6.1 inches) which is equivalent to 156 Litres/m (3.83 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3244 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Baghdad you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Baghdad Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 19 (66) 22 (72) 29 (84) 36 (97) 41 (106) 43 (109) 44 (111) 40 (104) 34 (93) 25 (77) 18 (64) 31 (87)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 13 (55) 16 (60) 22 (72) 28 (82) 32 (90) 34 (93) 35 (94) 31 (87) 25 (77) 18 (64) 12 (53) 23 (73)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 6 (43) 9 (48) 15 (59) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 25 (77) 21 (70) 16 (61) 11 (52) 5 (41) 15 (59)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 26 (1) 28 (1) 28 (1) 17 (1) 7 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0) 21 (1) 26 (1) 156 (6)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 5 (16) 5 (18) 6 (19) 4 (13) 2 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 5 (17) 6 (19) 34 (9)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 11' 7h 13' 7h 56' 8h 32' 9h 40' 11h 36' 11h 13' 11h 25' 10h 32' 8h 48' 7h 06' 6h 15' 8h 52'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 12' 10h 56' 11h 55' 12h 58' 13h 51' 14h 18' 14h 06' 13h 20' 12h 19' 11h 16' 10h 24' 9h 58' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 62 (38) 67 (33) 67 (33) 67 (33) 71 (29) 82 (18) 80 (20) 86 (14) 86 (14) 79 (21) 69 (31) 64 (36) 74 (26)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 36.8 46.1 57 68.7 76.9 80.2 77.1 68.8 57.4 45.9 36.8 33.4 57.1

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