Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq? If you're planning to go to Iraqi Kurdistan, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq

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

Important essentials for Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq by month

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January

January in Iraqi Kurdistan can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

Traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

Traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

If you go to Iraqi Kurdistan in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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June

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

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July

If you go to Iraqi Kurdistan in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan 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).

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September

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

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October

If you go to Iraqi Kurdistan in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Iraqi Kurdistan in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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