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 1070m 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.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Jordan

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Jordan

Climate charts for other regions in Jordan

rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Jordan
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Jordan
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Jordan
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Jordan
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Jordan

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.