Climate in Amman

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Amman in a height of 683m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.
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Amman is one of the coldest regions in Jordan with an average daily high temperature of only 25 degrees. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees, sometimes up to 35 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to August. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Amman
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 12 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Amman. In January the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Amman
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 6 rainy days, February offers the most number of rainy days, and in September the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Amman
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in September. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Amman

Most important cities in the region »Amman«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of Jordan. The region has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 40 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Amman4,302,73031° 57' 19"N35° 56' 42"E
Wadi as Sir181,21231° 57' 5"N35° 49' 11"E
Al Jubayhah46,83432° 1' 33"N35° 51' 52"E
Sahab40,24131° 52' 19"N36° 0' 18"E
Al Quwaysimah32,39631° 55' 0"N35° 57' 0"E
Umm as Summaq18,27431° 53' 8"N35° 51' 15"E
Al Azraq ash Shamali14,80031° 52' 48"N36° 49' 52"E
Jawa10,62831° 51' 9"N35° 56' 21"E
Al Bunayyat ash Shamaliyah5,57931° 53' 35"N35° 53' 35"E
Al Jizah4,39731° 41' 59"N35° 57' 26"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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