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

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

When to go to Umm Qasr, Iraq

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

What to wear/what to pack for Umm Qasr, Iraq by month

January

January here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Umm Qasr in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

May

May very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Umm Qasr in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Umm Qasr in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Umm Qasr in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October 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:

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

November

If you go to Umm Qasr in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Umm Qasr in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Umm Qasr, Iraq

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Umm Qasr, 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 Umm Qasr

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