Kurdistan, Iran: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kurdistan, Iran

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kurdistan, Iran by month

January

Traveling to Kurdistan in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Kurdistan is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket

March

March here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Kurdistan in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Kurdistan in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Kurdistan in June, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Kurdistan in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Kurdistan in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Kurdistan is cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kurdistan, Iran

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kurdistan

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