When is the best time to go to Najaf

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Najaf, Iraq. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Najaf weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Najaf are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Najaf January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 19mm 7.7hrs 11.2hrs

The weather in January in Najaf is characteristically mild and dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Najaf.

January is in the winter in Najaf and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Najaf with around 19mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in January »

February

Najaf February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 13mm 8.6hrs 11.9hrs

February in Najaf is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Najaf.

February is in the winter in Najaf and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Najaf with around 13mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in February »

March

Najaf March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 17mm 9.2hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Najaf is characteristically warm and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Najaf, with some very good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Najaf and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Najaf with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in March »

April

Najaf April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 18mm 10hrs 13.8hrs

Najaf's weather in April is typically hot and dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Najaf.

April is in the spring in Najaf and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 16°C (62°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Najaf with around 18mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in April »

May

Najaf May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
33°C 6mm 11.9hrs 14.6hrs

May is a very dry month in Najaf and the temperature is generally very hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Najaf, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Najaf and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 37°C (98°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Najaf with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in May »

June

Najaf June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
38°C 0mm 14.8hrs 11.2hrs

Very hot and arid weather often prevails in Najaf during the month of June

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Najaf for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Najaf and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 42°C (108°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Najaf with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 14.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in June »

July

Najaf July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
40°C 0mm 14.6hrs 11.9hrs

July in Najaf is generally arid with the temperature being severely hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Najaf for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Najaf and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around scorching 45°C (112°F), whilst at night 28°C (83°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 14.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in July »

August

Najaf August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
39°C 0mm 13.9hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Najaf is characteristically severely hot and arid.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Najaf for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Najaf and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a scorching 44°C (111°F), whilst at night 27°C (81°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in August »

September

Najaf September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
37°C 0mm 13hrs 13.8hrs

Najaf's weather in September is typically very hot and arid in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Najaf for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Najaf and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 41°C (106°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in September »

October

Najaf October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 3mm 10.4hrs 14.6hrs

October is a very dry month in Najaf and the temperature is generally hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Najaf, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Najaf and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in October »

November

Najaf November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 14mm 8.2hrs 11.2hrs

Mild and dry weather often prevails in Najaf during the month of November

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Najaf, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Najaf and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 11°C (53°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 14mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in November »

December

Najaf December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 15mm 7.4hrs 11.9hrs

December in Najaf is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Najaf.

December is in the winter in Najaf and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Najaf with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Najaf weather in December »

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Najaf weather stats

Najaf weather statistics
Hottest month: July 44.1°C 111.4°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: June 14.8hrs
Coldest month: January 15.7°C 60.3°F
Wettest month: January 19mm 0.7ins
Warmest sea: August 30.3°C 86.5°F
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