The climate in Jordan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 6 measuring stations in Jordan.
Weather stations at an altitude above 680m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: Subtropics of the northern hemisphere

In 9 months the average temperatures are over 25 degrees. Pleasant water temperatures of up to 26 degrees even invite you to take a bath in the warm season. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to August. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Jordan

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Jordan
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Jordan
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Jordan
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Jordan
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Jordan
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Jordan
Climate charts for other regions in Jordan

Temperature records of the last 28 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1992 to October 2020 was reported by the Ghor Safi weather station. In July 2018 the record temperature of 49.3 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 2 weather stations in Jordan below 680 metres altitude, was recorded in 2010 with an average temperature of 35.2 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 33.1 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 40.6 °C.

The coldest day in these 28 years was reported by the weather station Ghor Safi. Here the temperature dropped to 1.7 °C in January 2008. Ghor Safi lies at an altitude of -350 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1993 with an average temperature of 8.9 °C. In Jordan, it is usual to have about 8.9 degrees more at 17.8 °C for this three-month period.

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.