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 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 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.