Ahvaz is the capital city of Iran. Ahvaz has a total area of about 419.6 square kilometers which is huge. Being located in the southwestern region of Iraq the weather in this city is usually hot through out the year with very short winters. The minimum temperature recorded here is about 21 degrees Celsius in January and February which is the winter period and the regular temperature in this region is around 40 to 55 degrees Celsius in the month of March which is the summer period. As the city is located close to, a huge water mass, namely, The Karun River, rainfall is high in this city in the months of June to August.