Halabja, Iraq: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Halabja, Iraq? If you're planning to go to Halabja, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Halabja, Iraq

Based on the climate and weather in Halabja, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Halabja, Iraq by month

January

Traveling to Halabja in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

February

If you are traveling to Halabja in February, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March in Halabja can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear

May

Traveling to Halabja in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

Traveling to Halabja in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

July

July very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

August

Traveling to Halabja in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts

September

September in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

October

October in Halabja dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

Traveling to Halabja in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

December

If you go to Halabja in December, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Halabja, Iraq

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Halabja, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Halabja
  • Appropriate museum wear

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