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

May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Baghdad, is a very hot month, with average temperature varying between 36°C (96.8°F) and 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In Baghdad, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F) in April, to a sweltering 36°C (96.8°F). In Baghdad, the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 2 rainfall days, Baghdad aggregates 8mm (0.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 34 rainfall days, and 177mm (7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Baghdad?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Baghdad, Iraq, is 36°C (96.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

What is the last month it rains in Baghdad?

May is the last month it rains in Baghdad. During 2 rainfall days, in May, Baghdad aggregates 8mm (0.3") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Baghdad have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Baghdad, Iraq, is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Baghdad?

The average sunshine in May in Baghdad is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Baghdad?

In Baghdad, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average high temperature in May: 36°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 May: 20°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 May - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average rainfall in May: 8mm

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 May - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

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 May: 11h

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 May - Baghdad, Iraq
  • Average UV index in May: 10

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).