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Basra Climate & Temperature

  • Basra, Iraq is at 3034'N, 4746'E, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
  • Basra has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Basra is situated in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 24.4 degrees Celsius (75.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Basra Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 161 mm (6.3 inches) which is equivalent to 161 Litres/m (3.95 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3319 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Basra you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Basra Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (64) 21 (70) 25 (77) 31 (88) 36 (97) 38 (100) 40 (104) 41 (106) 39 (102) 35 (95) 27 (81) 20 (68) 31 (88)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 15 (59) 19 (66) 25 (76) 30 (86) 33 (91) 34 (93) 34 (92) 31 (87) 27 (80) 20 (68) 15 (58) 24 (76)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 9 (48) 13 (55) 18 (64) 24 (75) 27 (81) 28 (82) 26 (79) 22 (72) 18 (64) 13 (55) 9 (48) 18 (64)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 28 (1) 17 (1) 24 (1) 22 (1) 7 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 28 (1) 34 (1) 161 (6)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 5 (18) 5 (16) 4 (13) 1 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (13) 6 (19) 31 (9)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 7h 13' 7h 55' 8h 30' 8h 28' 9h 52' 11h 16' 10h 25' 10h 44' 10h 12' 9h 23' 7h 38' 7h 19' 9h 05'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 24' 11h 03' 11h 56' 12h 53' 13h 41' 14h 04' 13h 54' 13h 13' 12h 18' 11h 22' 10h 34' 10h 11' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 70 (30) 73 (27) 72 (28) 66 (34) 73 (27) 81 (19) 76 (24) 82 (18) 84 (16) 84 (16) 73 (27) 73 (27) 76 (24)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 39.5 48.8 59.7 71.3 79.6 82.9 79.8 71.5 60.1 48.6 39.4 36 59.7

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