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Usual weather in Jordan

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Jordan? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Jordan

The climate of Jordan is mostly arid. Rainy season in the west part of the country is from November to April. You can expect hot and dry summers and quite cool winters. It rains sometimes in winter.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Ajlun, Amman, Aqaba, Dana Nature Reserve, Dead Sea, Eastern Desert, Irbid, Jerash, Kerak, King's Highway, Madaba, Northern Jordan, Pella, Petra, Salt, Southern Desert, Um er Rasas, Umm Qais, Wadi Rum, Zarqa.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is August, the average maximum temperature is 32.7 ℃ (90.86 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 18.4 ℃ (65.12 ℉). The coldest month here is January, the average maximum temperature is 12.5 ℃ (54.5 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 3.8 ℃ (38.84 ℉). The most rainy month here is January, the average number of rainy days is 11.2. The least rainy month here is July, the average number of rainy days is 0.

When travelling to some places in Jordan, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Jabal Umm ad Dami (1854 m) and the lowest point is Dead Sea (-431 m). So there are quite big differences in altitudes in this country, so you can expect the weather to be different in different altitudes as well. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Jordan. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in January is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in January is 12.5 ℃ (54.5 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 3.8 ℃ (38.84 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.5 ℃ (56.3 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.35 ℃ (56.03 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 11.2. The average rainfall is 63.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:05 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:17 and at the end of the month 10:36.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in February is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in February is 14.2 ℃ (57.56 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 4.3 ℃ (39.74 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.35 ℃ (56.03 ℉). At the end of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.7 ℃ (60.26 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 11.2. The average rainfall is 60.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:36 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:02 and at the end of the month 11:30.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in March is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in March is 17.2 ℃ (62.96 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 6.2 ℃ (43.16 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 15.7 ℃ (60.26 ℉). At the end of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 20.15 ℃ (68.27 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 7.9. The average rainfall is 43.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:30 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:59 and at the end of the month 12:29.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in April is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in April is 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 9.7 ℃ (49.46 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 20.15 ℃ (68.27 ℉). At the end of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.8 ℃ (78.44 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 4. The average rainfall is 13.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:29 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:57 and at the end of the month 13:24.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in May is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in May is 28.5 ℃ (83.3 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 13.7 ℃ (56.66 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.8 ℃ (78.44 ℉). At the end of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.35 ℃ (84.83 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 1.6. The average rainfall is 3.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:24 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:47 and at the end of the month 14:04.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in June is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in June is 30.2 ℃ (86.36 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.35 ℃ (84.83 ℉). At the end of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 0.1. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:04 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:13 and at the end of the month 14:13.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in July is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in July is 31.7 ℃ (89.06 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19 ℃ (66.2 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.2 ℃ (89.96 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 14:13 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 14:03 and at the end of the month 13:46.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in August is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in August is 32.7 ℃ (90.86 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.4 ℃ (65.12 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.2 ℃ (89.96 ℉). At the end of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.9 ℃ (89.42 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:46 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:23 and at the end of the month 12:56.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in September is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in September is 31.1 ℃ (87.98 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 16.9 ℃ (62.42 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.9 ℃ (89.42 ℉). At the end of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.3 ℃ (84.74 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 0.1. The average rainfall is 0.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:56 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:28 and at the end of the month 11:59.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in October is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in October is 27.5 ℃ (81.5 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 14.1 ℃ (57.38 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.3 ℃ (84.74 ℉). At the end of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 23.95 ℃ (75.11 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 2.3. The average rainfall is 6.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:59 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:30 and at the end of the month 11:02.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in November is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in November is 20.4 ℃ (68.72 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 9.5 ℃ (49.1 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 23.95 ℃ (75.11 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.45 ℃ (63.41 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 5.4. The average rainfall is 27.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:02 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:37 and at the end of the month 10:17.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Jordan in December is this: The average highest temperature in Jordan in December is 14.5 ℃ (58.1 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 5.4 ℃ (41.72 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 17.45 ℃ (63.41 ℉). At the end of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 13.5 ℃ (56.3 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 8.4. The average rainfall is 48.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 10:17 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 10:05 and at the end of the month 10:03.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Jordan in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Ammantemperature: - highest temperature: 14.5 ℃ (58.1 ℉)lowest temperature: 5.4 ℃ (41.72 ℉)rainfall: 48.7mmrainy days: 8.4
Irbidtemperature: - highest temperature: 15.4 ℃ (59.72 ℉)lowest temperature: 6.5 ℃ (43.7 ℉)rainfall: 82.2mmrainy days: 9.7
Aqabatemperature: - highest temperature: 21.5 ℃ (70.7 ℉)lowest temperature: 10.6 ℃ (51.08 ℉)rainfall: 7.6mmrainy days: 1.9




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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