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

Traveling to Southern Iraq, Iraq? If you're planning to go to Southern Iraq, I've got 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 Southern Iraq, Iraq

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

Important essentials for Southern Iraq, Iraq

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Southern Iraq is crisp. 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 50% to 50% range on average.

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February

If you vacation in Southern Iraq during February, you might notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

If you are traveling to Southern Iraq in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

If you vacation in Southern Iraq during April, you might find that it can be very hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

If you vacation in Southern Iraq during May, you might see that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. 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.

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June

June is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

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July

July is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 110s F (low 40s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Southern Iraq during August, you will probably see that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. 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.

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September

Traveling to Southern Iraq in September, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

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October

Traveling to Southern Iraq in October, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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November

If you visit Southern Iraq during November, you may 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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December

December in Southern Iraq is chilly and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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