Country Overview For Jordan
The climate in Jordan is typically mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April). The terrain: mostly desert plateau in east, highland area in west; Great Rift Valley separates East and West Banks of the Jordan River. For Amman in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 12°C with the average minimum 5°C, while in June the average maximum is 28°C with a minimum of 17°C. The wettest month for Amman is February with an average of 80.4mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is August with 0.0mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR JANUARY
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Ma'an.
Throughout the month of January daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 13°C that's about 56°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 2°C, that's 35°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in January has been 26°C that's 79°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -8°C, about 17°F.
The average daily relative humidity for January is around 64%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 6 mm, that's 0 inches.
The average daily wind speed in January has been around 11 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 7 mph, or 6 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 89 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 55 mph, or 48 knots.
On average the month of January is not affected by foggy conditions.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.