When is the best time to go to Jordan?

When is the best time to go to Jordan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Jordan, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Amman are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Amman are June, July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Amman, Al Mazraa, Al-'aqabah, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Irbid, Madaba, Salt, Wadi Rum, Al-Maghtas (Bethany Beyond the Jordan) and Jarash, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Al-'aqabah are June, July, August, September and October

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Dead Sea region of Jordan
Al Mazraa, Madaba, Dana Biosphere Reserve...

March, April, May, June, September, October and November
70°F to 97°F°C
0 to 2 days
January, February, July, August and December
59°F to 101°F°C
0 to 3 days

Eastern desert
Mafraq, Shawmari Wildlife Reserve, Ruwaished...

April, May, June, September and October
76°F to 99°F°C
0 to 1 days
March, July, August and November
67°F to 103°F°C
0 to 1 days
January, February and December
56°F to 65°F°C
1 to 2 days

North of Jordan
Amman, Salt, Irbid...

April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
70°F to 101°F°C
0 to 3 days
February, March and December
61°F to 77°F°C
1 to 5 days
58°F to 68°F°C
2 to 6 days

Southern Desert
Petra, Al-'aqabah, Wadi Rum...

April, May, June, September, October and November
68°F to 99°F°C
0 to 1 days
72°F to 85°F
February, March, July, August and December
61°F to 103°F°C
0 to 1 days
70°F to 86°F
58°F to 68°F°C
0 to 1 days

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Jordan for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Best time to travel to Jordan by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Jordan

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Jordan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Amman, Al Mazraa, Al-'aqabah, Petra and Dana Biosphere Reserve, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Jordan

Find out when Jordan has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Jordan

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, May, June and November. The number of visitors to Jordan is high in: April, July, August, September, October and December.

  • Very low season in Jordan: January, February, June and November.
  • Low season in Jordan: March and May.
  • Peak season in Jordan: April, July, August, September, October and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Jordan month by month

Average price for flights to Jordan

A return flight between London and Amman is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 197 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 190 more for your airline ticket to Amman if you go in august.

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Where to go in Jordan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Al Mazraa70°F72°F77°F85°F92°F95°F99°F101°F97°F90°F81°F74°F
Dana Biosphere Reserve65°F68°F74°F83°F90°F95°F99°F99°F94°F86°F77°F68°F
Shawmari Wildlife Reserve61°F65°F74°F83°F92°F99°F103°F103°F97°F88°F74°F63°F
Wadi Rum67°F72°F77°F86°F94°F99°F103°F103°F97°F90°F79°F70°F
Al-Maghtas (Bethany Beyond the Jordan)68°F72°F77°F85°F94°F97°F101°F101°F99°F92°F81°F72°F
Little Petra58°F61°F68°F77°F85°F92°F95°F95°F90°F81°F68°F61°F
Umm Qais65°F68°F72°F79°F88°F92°F95°F97°F94°F88°F79°F70°F
Wadi Araba63°F67°F74°F81°F90°F95°F97°F97°F94°F86°F76°F67°F


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Is this weather information for Jordan reliable?

Climate data for Jordan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Jordan allows us to determine the average for each month in Amman, Al Mazraa, Al-'aqabah, Petra, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Irbid, Madaba, Mafraq, and 19 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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