Amman, Jordan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Amman, Jordan? If you're planning to go to Amman, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Amman, Jordan

Based on the climate and weather in Amman, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Amman, Jordan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Amman, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Amman, Jordan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Amman.

If you intend to go to the stunning Byzantine Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Abu Darwish Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Amman tourism authority.

If you visit a temple, such as Temple of Herakles, wear:

If you visit Jordan Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Amman Citadel, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Amman.

What to wear/what to pack for Amman, Jordan by month

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January

January in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February in Amman can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

March in Amman is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

April in Amman is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 40% range on average.

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May

If you go to Amman in May, you will notice that it is warm and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Amman in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in this region is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Amman during August, you might find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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September

If you go to Amman in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Amman in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you visit Amman during November, you might see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

December in Amman is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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