April weather forecast
Baghdad, Iraq

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Al-Mustansiriya University and Madrasah, in Baghdad, Iraq
Al-Mustansiriya University and Madrasah, in Baghdad, Iraq

Weather in April

The weather in April in Baghdad, Iraq is characterized by a swift increase in temperatures, marking the gradual shift from spring to summer. Temperatures, especially during daytime, rise significantly to reach an average high of 29°C (84.2°F). April is also known for the reduction in rainfall and the city witnesses only 4 rainy days on an average. The UV index takes a jump, suggesting a significant increase in the sun’s intensity. The warming of April sets the stage for the scorching heat that is about to hit the city in the forthcoming months.

Temperature

As April begins in Baghdad, there is an increase in the average high-temperature, moving from 23°C (73.4°F) in March to a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). Baghdad records a significant temperature drop in April nights, lowering to an average of 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Baghdad, during April, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1.02") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 34 rainfall days, and 177mm (6.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Baghdad, Iraq, is 13h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of April, in Baghdad, Iraq, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 18:44 +03.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Baghdad is 9h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Baghdad is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in April interprets into the following advice:
Being careless can result in skin and eye damage. Always take the necessary safety measures. During the period from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UV radiation is highest. Try to avoid direct sunlight during these hours. Loose clothes with a tight weave are optimal for safeguarding yourself against the Sun's rays.
Updated: Jan 30, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in Baghdad in April?

In April, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Baghdad, Iraq, are 29°C (84.2°F) and 15°C (59°F) respectively.

How many days does it rain in April in Baghdad?

In Baghdad, during April, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1.02") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Baghdad have in April?

In Baghdad, the average day length in April is 13h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Baghdad?

On the first day of April in Baghdad, Iraq, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 18:23. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 18:44 +03.

How long on average sun shines in April in Baghdad?

In Baghdad, Iraq, the average sunshine duration in April is 9h.

How high is the UV index in April in Baghdad?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average daylight
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Average temperature in April
Baghdad, Iraq

Average temperature in April - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average high temperature in April: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (44°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4°C).

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Average rainfall in April
Baghdad, Iraq

Average rainfall in April - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average rainfall in April: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (33mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Baghdad, Iraq

Average rainfall days in April - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average rainfall days in April: 4 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and December (6 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Baghdad, Iraq

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 14h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in April
Baghdad, Iraq

Average UV index in April - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average UV index in April: 8

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Baghdad, Iraq

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