Weather of Arabia - Jordan and the countries in the northern hemisphere will witness tomorrow, Monday, the phenomenon of the summer solstice, announcing the start of the summer season, astronomically and officially in the country.
The summer solstice this year occurs on (June 21) at 6:32 am local time in Jordan, which means that the sun reaches its northernmost point in the sky, and then begins to head south, and the sun on the summer solstice is completely vertical throughout the course of the year. Cancer is located north of the equator at about 23.5 degrees latitude.
Therefore, the sun rises tomorrow in Jordan from the far northeastern corner of (61 degrees) at 5:30, and sets at the farthest northwest corner of (299 degrees) at 7:45 pm, so tomorrow will be the longest day during this year, with a duration of It reaches 14 hours and 15 minutes, while tomorrow night will be the shortest night during this year, with a duration of 9 hours and 45 minutes.
The summer season this year begins astronomically on (June 21) and extends until the autumnal equinox on (September 22), while in meteorology, the beginning of summer is at the beginning of the month (June), and ends at the end of the month (August). August) every year.
During this period, Jordan usually experiences heat waves whose source is often hot and dry winds coming from the north of the Arabian Peninsula, and this is due to the effect of the extension of the seasonal India depression, so temperatures rise during the heat waves to exceed the barrier (40 degrees Celsius) in some regions of the Kingdom, such as: The Badia, the Jordan Valley, and Aqaba.
This period may witness summer rains, as happened recently in 2019, while the Al-Salt monitoring station witnessed the highest daily amount of rain in the summer, amounting to 32.2 mm on June 12, 2018.
The general climatic average of the maximum temperature in the capital, Amman during the summer, is about (32 degrees Celsius), and the general average minimum temperature is about (18.5 degrees Celsius), while the highest recorded maximum temperature in Amman reached (43.5 degrees Celsius), with an increase of about 43.5 degrees Celsius. Its general average was (11.0 degrees Celsius), and that was on (July 30) of the year 2000 and (August 10) of 2010, while the lowest temperature reached (7.8 degrees Celsius) on (June 7, 1933). ), which is less than its general average by (9.7 degrees Celsius).
At the level of Jordan, the highest recorded maximum temperature during the summer was about (50 degrees Celsius) at Mazraat Al-Jamiah Station on (June 9, 2002), while the lowest minimum temperature reached (2.0 below zero Celsius) in Al-Shobak Station on (June 9, 2002). 5 June 1987).