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Wadi Rum weather in May (Aqaba Governorate, Jordan)

Planning a trip to Wadi Rum in 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 Wadi Rum, May is characterized by very high temperatures and almost no rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 31°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Wadi Rum in May usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 2 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 1 day of rain.

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

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, July and August tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Wadi Rum, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 5%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 2 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 1 day  
HumidityHumidity 16% *  
SunshineSunshine 319 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Eilat, Israel (45 KM, 28 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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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?

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.

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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