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Hot, dry weather to prevail

On Wednesday, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 20°C in hilly areas and plains across the Kingdom, while temperatures soar to 42°C during the day and dip to 29°C at night
On Wednesday, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 20°C in hilly areas and plains across the Kingdom, while temperatures soar to 42°C during the day and dip to 29°C at night in Aqaba, Jordan Valley, and the Dead Sea. (Photo: Pexels)
AMMAN — Increased temperatures are forecast for the later part of this week. A hot and dry air mass will affect Jordan starting Wednesday and easing off on Saturday, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).اضافة اعلان

On Wednesday, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 33°C and a low of 20°C in hilly areas and plains across the Kingdom, while temperatures soar to 42°C during the day and dip to 29°C at night in Aqaba, Jordan Valley, and the Dead Sea.

The hot air mass will reach its peak on Thursday, bringing blazing weather and pushing temperatures to 8 to 9°C above their annual average. In Amman and the Kingdom’s highlands temperatures are forecast to range between 36°C and 23°C, while temperatures in Aqaba and Badia areas will see scotching 44°C daytime, dipping a bit to 32°C night-time.  

A JMD statement urged citizens to avoid direct exposure to the sun around noon and warned of low visibility due to dust in the Badia regions, particularly in the southern areas.

On Friday, the hot air mass is expected to abate, as temperatures are forecast to hover between 31°C and 17°C in the capital and highlands across the Kingdom. In Aqaba, temperatures are predicted to hike up to 39°C during daytime and decrease to 25°C during the night-time, according to JMD. 

On Saturday, the hot weather affecting Jordan is forecast to ease off, bringing fair weather. Highs will reach 28°C and lows see 14°C in Amman, while in Aqaba, highs will jump to 39°C and lows will slide to 21°C, according to Arabia Weather. 

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