Aqaba weather in May (Aqaba Governorate, Jordan)

What can you expect from the weather in Aqaba during May? 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, May is characterized by very high temperatures and almost no rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 33°C, while night temperatures can drop to 19°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Aqaba in May usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 0.5 mm for the month. Typically around 1 day of rainfall is expected.

With around 319 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, May is one of the better months to visit Aqaba. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Aqaba, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 19°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 33°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 25°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 2%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 0.5 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 1 day  
HumidityHumidity 16% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 25 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 319 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Eilat, Israel (6 KM, 3 Miles).

Where to go in Jordan in May

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 25°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 May.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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