Amman, Jordan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

February

Traveling to Amman in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

March

If you are traveling to Amman in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

April

April here is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

May here is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

July

If you visit Amman during July, you are likely to find that it is really 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

If you vacation in Amman during August, you are likely to 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

September

Traveling to Amman in September, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

October

If you visit Amman during October, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

If you visit Amman during November, you are likely to find 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

December

If you visit Amman during December, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D, F, G and J
  • A SIM card that works in Amman
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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