Baghdad
Iraq
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Baghdad, Iraq

A partial view of Al-Mustansiriya University and Madrasah, in Baghdad, Iraq
A partial view of Al-Mustansiriya University and Madrasah, in Baghdad, Iraq
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Baghdad, Iraq, with average temperature varying between 17°C (62.6°F) and 6°C (42.8°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 24°C (75.2°F) in November, to an enjoyable 17°C (62.6°F). In Baghdad, the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Baghdad, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout December, 26mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Baghdad, Iraq, during the entire year, the rain falls for 34 days and collects up to 177mm (7") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 10h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in December in Baghdad?

In Baghdad, in December, the average high-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Baghdad?

In Baghdad, in December, during 6 rainfall days, 26mm (1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Baghdad?

December has the shortest days of the year in Baghdad, Iraq, with an average of 10h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Baghdad?

In December, the average length of the day is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Baghdad?

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Baghdad have in December?

In Baghdad, Iraq, the average sunshine in December is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Baghdad?

Months with the lowest UV index in Baghdad, Iraq, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in December in Baghdad?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Baghdad is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average high temperature in December: 17°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 December: 6°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).

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

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

Average rainfall days in December - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average rainfall days in December: 6 days

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average daylight in December: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

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

Average UV index in December - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average UV index in December: 3

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