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

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

When to go to Nasiriyah, Iraq

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

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

January

If you vacation in Nasiriyah during January, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Nasiriyah in April, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Nasiriyah during May, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

July

If you are traveling to Nasiriyah in July, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 110s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Nasiriyah during August, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Nasiriyah during September, you are likely to find that it is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Nasiriyah during October, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Nasiriyah during November, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Nasiriyah during December, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nasiriyah, 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 Nasiriyah
  • Appropriate museum wear

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