Best time to visit, weather and climate Erbil

Best time to visit Erbil, Iraq

The best time to visit Erbil in Iraq is from april until june and september and october, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Erbil is 42°C in july and the lowest is 12°C in january.

The average climate figure for Erbil is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Erbil has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Erbil or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Erbil per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
12°C 14°C 18°C 25°C 32°C 38°C 42°C 42°C 37°C 29°C 19°C 14°C
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Climate Erbil

Erbil has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Erbil is 32° degrees and there is about 71 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 315 days a year with an average humidity of 26% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Erbil

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 12°C 14°C 18°C 25°C 32°C 38°C 42°C 42°C 37°C 29°C 19°C 14°C
Night 5°C 6°C 9°C 13°C 20°C 25°C 28°C 27°C 23°C 18°C 12°C 7°C
Precip 53
mm
39
mm
60
mm
32
mm
15
mm
1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
1
mm
27
mm
36
mm
55
mm
Rain
days
11 10 15 11 6 1 1 0 1 7 8 10
Snow
days
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dry
days
19 17 16 19 25 29 30 31 29 24 22 21
Sun hours
per day
6 6 9 12 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 4 4 6 7 8 9 8 7 5 4 3
 

Weather Erbil january

On average, it is maximum 12° in january in Erbil and at least around 5° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in Erbil and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Weather Erbil february

On average, it is maximum 14° in february in Erbil and at least around 6° degrees. In february there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Erbil and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Weather Erbil march

On average, it is maximum 18° in march in Erbil and at least around 9° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Erbil and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Erbil and at least around 20° degrees. In may there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil june

On average, it is maximum 38° in june in Erbil and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil july

On average, it is maximum 42° in july in Erbil and at least around 28° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil august

On average, it is maximum 42° in august in Erbil and at least around 27° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil september

On average, it is maximum 37° in september in Erbil and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Erbil and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil november

On average, it is maximum 19° in november in Erbil and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Erbil.

Weather Erbil december

On average, it is maximum 14° in december in Erbil and at least around 7° degrees. In december there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Erbil.

14 day weather forecast Erbil

The weather for Erbil in Iraq will be 16° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
1 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 15°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
We
2 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 16°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Th
3 Dec
Helder 17°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Fr
4 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 18°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Sa
5 Dec
Helder 17°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Su
6 Dec
Helder 17°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Mo
7 Dec
Helder 16°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
8 Dec
Licht bewolkt 15°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
We
9 Dec
Helder 15°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Th
10 Dec
Licht bewolkt 15°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Fr
11 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 16°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Sa
12 Dec
Helder 15°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Su
13 Dec
Helder 15°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Mo
14 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 14°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 2

Weather experiences Erbil

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Hotels and apartments in Erbil

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Flight tickets to Erbil

The 3 nearest airports to Erbil you can fly to are:

  • Urmia Airport (189 km)
    Urmia
  • Şırnak Şerafettin Elçi Airport (217 km)
    Şırnak
  • Van Ferit Melen Airport (260 km)
    Van

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About Erbil

Erbil lies in Iraq in the province Arbīl and the population consists of 926.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Erbil you have to use +964 or 00964 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9645012457809 or 009645012457809.

Erbil is in a straight line at 15.765 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 19 hours40.

The coordinates of Erbil, Iraq are latitude: 36.192573 en longitude: 44.01062

The GPS coordinates are N 36° 11' 33.3600" en E 44° 0' 38.1600"

Currency Erbil

In Erbil the Iraqi dinar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Iraqi dinar (IQD) 1 december 2020

1 Iraqi dinar = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 Iraqi dinar = 0,12 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 822,90 Iraqi dinar
100 New Zealand dollar = 82.289,74 Iraqi dinar

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Time difference Erbil

In Erbil it is now 19:23 o’clock in the evening on monday 30 november 2020. That is 10 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Erbil is Asia/Baghdad and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Erbil

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Erbil.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis