Rise in temperatures expected during Eid holiday

A tangible rise in mercury levels is expected on Saturday, climbing well above average by 4-5 degrees Celsius and creating hot conditions across the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said at its daily brief.

Later at night, moderate conditions are expected to prevail but it will continue to be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the JMD added. Similar weather conditions are forecast on Sunday.

As we head into Monday, temperatures will slightly drop creating moderate conditions across many parts of the country, however it will remain relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the port city Aqaba.

Maximum temperatures in Amman for the coming three days will reach a high of 35 degrees Celsius and a low of 24. Mercury levels in the northern region will record a high of 35 degrees Celsius, dropping down to 21 degrees, while it will be hotter in the port city of Aqaba where thermometers will peak at 37 degrees Celsius, sliding to 22 degrees at night.

Source: Jordan News Agency