The climate in Najaf during May can be summarized as very hot and very dry.
May is in the spring in Najaf and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 37°C (98°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||36.9°C 98.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||21.7°C 71.1°F|
|Average temperature||29.3°C 84.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||11.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||6 mm 0.2 ins|
|Rainy days||1 days|
|Sea temperature||23.5°C 74.4°F|
|Windspeed||13.7kph 9 mph|
On average May is the 6th 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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Najaf in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||44.1°C 111.4°F|
|Driest month:||June||0mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||15.7°C 60.3°F|
|Wettest month:||January||19mm 0.7ins|