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As Samawah Climate History

Past weather including monthly averages for As Samawah


Country Overview For Iraq

The climate in Iraq is typically mostly desert; mild to cool winters with dry, hot, cloudless summers; northern mountainous regions along Iranian and Turkish borders experience cold winters with occasionally heavy snows that melt in early spring, sometimes causing extensive flooding in central and southern Iraq. The terrain: mostly broad plains; reedy marshes along Iranian border in south with large flooded areas; mountains along borders with Iran and Turkey. For Baghdad in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 15°C with the average minimum 3°C, while in June the average maximum is 40°C with a minimum of 23°C. The wettest month for Baghdad is November with an average of 5.2mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is September with 0.0mm falling.



The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to As Samawah.


Throughout the month of November daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 24°C that's about 76°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 11°C, that's 51°F.

In recent times the highest recorded temperature in November has been 38°C that's 100°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -3°C, about 26°F.

Relative Humidity

The average daily relative humidity for November is around 49%.

Heat Index

The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.

Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).


The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 15 mm, that's 1 inches.


The average daily wind speed in November has been around 13 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 8 mph, or 7 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 65 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 40 mph, or 35 knots.


On average the month of November is affected by foggy conditions on less than 1 day.



The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.


The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.

Precipitation Amount

The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.

Wind Speed

The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.