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Wadi Musa weather in January (Jordan)

Planning a trip to Wadi Musa 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.

Temperatures

In January, Wadi Musa typically experiences moderate temperatures and low rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 15°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 4°C. On average, January has the most moderate temperatures of the year.

Precipitation

Wadi Musa in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 24 mm for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Rain is expected on roughly 5 days.

Average sunshine

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

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Wadi Musa. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Wadi Musa, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 16%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 24 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 5 days  
HumidityHumidity 62% *  
SunshineSunshine 229 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 70% *  
* Data from: Ma'an, Jordan (33 KM, 20 Miles).

Where to go in Jordan in January

Find out more about the weather in Jordan and which places have the best travel 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 this month?

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.

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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