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

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

When to go to Raniya, Iraq

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

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

January

If you go to Raniya in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Raniya can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Raniya in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Raniya in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Raniya in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Raniya 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:

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

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:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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:

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

October

Traveling to Raniya in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Raniya in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Raniya, 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 Raniya
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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