Zarqa weather in January (Zarqa Governorate, Jordan)

Planning a trip to Zarqa in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Zarqa generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 14°C, while night temperatures can drop to 4°C. During this period, the city experiences its coolest temperatures annually.

Zarqa in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 44 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 9 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 180 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Zarqa. March, April, May, June, September, October and November typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Zarqa climate page with graphs.

 

Zarqa, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 14°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 31%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 44 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 9 days  
HumidityHumidity 68% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 180 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 65% *  
* Data from: Amman, Jordan (15 KM, 9 Miles).

Where to go in Jordan in January

Find out more about the weather in Jordan in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Zarqa in January?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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