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

Traveling to Wadi Rum, Jordan? If you're planning to go to Wadi Rum, 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 Wadi Rum, Jordan

Based on the climate and weather in Wadi Rum, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Wadi Rum, Jordan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Wadi Rum, Jordan by month

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January

If you are traveling to Wadi Rum in January, you will notice that it is chilly, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

February

Traveling to Wadi Rum in February, you will notice that it is balmy, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

March

If you visit Wadi Rum during March, you may notice that it is warm, extremely hazy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

May

If you vacation in Wadi Rum during May, you might find that it is consistently hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

June

June in Wadi Rum is a scorcher, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

July

July for Wadi Rum is a scorcher, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

August

If you go to Wadi Rum in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

September

If you visit Wadi Rum during September, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

October

If you go to Wadi Rum in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

November

November here is warm, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

December

If you visit Wadi Rum during December, you may notice that it is balmy, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Nabataean Temple, wear:

Activities for Wadi Rum, Jordan

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

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