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, Salt, Wadi Rum, Al-Maghtas (Bethany Beyond the Jordan), Dana Biosphere Reserve, Irbid, Jarash and Madaba, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Al-'aqabah are June, July, August, September and October


Annual weather in Jordan

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Jordan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 43°F to 70°F
0 to 6 days*
February 47°F to 72°F
1 to 5 days*
March 52°F to 77°F
0 to 3 days*
April 59°F to 86°F
0 to 3 days*
May 68°F to 94°F
0 to 1 days*
June 74°F to 99°F
0 days
July 77°F to 103°F
0 days
August 77°F to 103°F
0 days
September 74°F to 99°F
0 days
October 67°F to 92°F
0 to 2 days*
November 56°F to 81°F
0 to 3 days*
December 47°F to 74°F
0 to 5 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Jordan by cities

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Amman

Amman

The best months to go to Amman are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Al Mazraa

Al Mazraa

The best months to go to Al Mazraa are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, september, october, november and december.

Al-'aqabah

Al-'aqabah

The best months to go to Al-'aqabah are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

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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 Salt, 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 and June.
  • Low season in Jordan: March, May and November.
  • Peek 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 january ($ 183 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 161 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.
Amman58°F61°F68°F77°F85°F90°F94°F94°F90°F83°F70°F61°F
Al Mazraa70°F72°F77°F85°F92°F95°F99°F101°F97°F90°F81°F74°F
Al-'aqabah68°F72°F77°F86°F94°F99°F103°F103°F97°F90°F79°F70°F
Petra58°F61°F68°F77°F85°F92°F95°F95°F90°F81°F68°F61°F
Salt58°F61°F68°F77°F85°F90°F94°F94°F90°F83°F70°F61°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
Azraq Wetland Reserve61°F65°F74°F83°F92°F99°F103°F103°F97°F88°F74°F63°F
Bayir61°F65°F74°F83°F92°F99°F103°F103°F97°F88°F74°F63°F
Dana Biosphere Reserve65°F68°F74°F83°F90°F95°F99°F99°F94°F86°F77°F68°F
Irbid61°F65°F70°F77°F86°F92°F95°F95°F92°F86°F74°F65°F
Jarash59°F61°F68°F77°F86°F90°F94°F94°F90°F85°F72°F63°F
Little Petra58°F61°F68°F77°F85°F92°F95°F95°F90°F81°F68°F61°F
Madaba59°F63°F70°F77°F86°F92°F95°F95°F92°F83°F72°F63°F
Ramm67°F72°F77°F86°F94°F99°F103°F103°F97°F90°F79°F70°F
Rukban58°F61°F70°F79°F88°F95°F101°F101°F95°F85°F70°F61°F
Ruwaished58°F61°F70°F79°F88°F95°F101°F101°F95°F85°F70°F61°F
Shawmari Wildlife Reserve61°F65°F74°F83°F92°F99°F103°F103°F97°F88°F74°F63°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, Salt, Wadi Rum, Al-Maghtas (Bethany Beyond the Jordan), Azraq Wetland Reserve, and 19 other cities.

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

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