The best times to visit Jordan for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 20th

or

October 1st to December 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Jordan Travel Info

Weather in Jordan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Jordan vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Jordan, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 99°F (37.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.1°F (22.8°C) at night.

Jordan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Jordan Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Jordan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Jordan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Jordan Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 60 49.9 40.4
Feb 63.8 53.4 43.4
Mar 71.2 60 48.3
Apr 79.6 67.2 54
May 87.7 75.3 61.7
Jun 93.9 81 66.9
Jul 97.1 84.2 70.6
Aug 97.6 84.9 71.7
Sep 92.5 80.3 67.9
Oct 85 72.9 61.1
Nov 72.9 61.8 51
Dec 63.7 53 43

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.6 9.9 4.7
Feb 17.7 11.9 6.3
Mar 21.8 15.6 9.1
Apr 26.4 19.6 12.2
May 30.9 24.1 16.5
Jun 34.4 27.2 19.4
Jul 36.2 29 21.4
Aug 36.4 29.4 22.1
Sep 33.6 26.8 19.9
Oct 29.4 22.7 16.2
Nov 22.7 16.6 10.6
Dec 17.6 11.7 6.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jordan are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Jordan? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to mid November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Jordan is often around around November 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Jordan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jordan (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 5.2 1.2
Feb 8% 7.9 1.1
Mar 5% 0 0.7
Apr 2% 0 0.2
May 1% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0.2
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0.2
Oct 2% 0 0.4
Nov 4% 21.3 0.7
Dec 5% 1.3 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 13.2 3
Feb 8 20.1 2.8
Mar 5 0 1.8
Apr 2 0 0.5
May 1 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0.5
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0.5
Oct 2 0 1
Nov 4 54.1 1.8
Dec 5 3.3 2

 

Humidity and Wind

Jordan has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (28.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (52.5%).

Wind in Jordan is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Jordan.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 12.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 5.7 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.5%
Feb 48.7%
Mar 39.5%
Apr 32.2%
May 28.9%
Jun 28.7%
Jul 30.9%
Aug 33.6%
Sep 36.9%
Oct 38.7%
Nov 44.6%
Dec 49%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Jordan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Jordan; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 03, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Jordan is June, followed by July and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Jordan in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 52.9 in December means 52.9% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Jordan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.6°F (33.1°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Jordan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 94.8°F (34.9°C) and 69.2°F (20.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Jordan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.6°F (19.2°C) and 56.7°F (13.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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