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

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

When to go to Hatra, Iraq

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

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

January

If you visit Hatra during January, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

February here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

March

If you go to Hatra in March, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

April

April in Hatra is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

May

If you are traveling to Hatra in May, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Hatra is scorchingly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong

July

July can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong

August

August here is a scorcher and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Hatra in September, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Hatra in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hatra is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

If you are traveling to Hatra in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hatra, 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 Hatra
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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