Aqaba weather in January (Aqaba Governorate, Jordan)

Planning a trip to Aqaba in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Aqaba the weather in January is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 8°C. On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. However the temperature is still pleasant and it won't ever get really cold.

Aqaba in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 11 mm for the month. Even though this month tops the list for annual rainfall, its average precipitation remains notably mild. Typically around 2 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 229 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Aqaba, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Water Temperature 20°C *  
Chance of Rain 7%  
Precipitation 11 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 32% *  
Windspeed 22 km/h *  
Sunshine 229 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Eilat, Israel (6 KM, 3 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 Aqaba in January?

For visitors traveling to Aqaba, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 20°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

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