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.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Jordan
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Water temperature Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 59 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1960 to December 2019 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 5 weather stations in Jordan below 1070 metres altitude, was recorded in 2010 with an average temperature of 31.0 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 27.8 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 38.5 °C.
The coldest day in these 59 years was reported by the weather station Mafraq. Here the temperature dropped to -7.6 °C in January 2008. Mafraq lies at an altitude of 683 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1992 with an average temperature of 6.7 °C. In Jordan, it is usual to have about 4.8 degrees more at 11.6 °C for this three-month period.