Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - Jordan is affected every year during the summer by a number of heat waves, which differ from one wave to another in intensity and the length of the impact period, some of which left their mark in the history of climatic records in Jordan, as the longest heat wave that affected the Kingdom, and the highest temperatures Heat recorded in the history of the Jordanian capital, Amman, the most prominent of which are 3 waves:
First - the 2020 heat wave
This heat wave was classified as the longest and strongest in terms of impact since the start of climate records. It extended from August 29 to September 13, which means that it lasted for 11 consecutive days. Temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius in the capital, Amman, in 10 days of them, and reached The highest temperature recorded in the capital, 43 degrees Celsius, was recorded on September 4.
Second - the 2010 heat wave
This heat wave began to affect the Kingdom from the date of August 15 and continued until August 22, which means that it lasted for 8 consecutive days, and the maximum temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius in the capital, Amman, in 3 of them, and the highest temperature recorded in the capital was 43.5 degrees. cent on August 21st.
Third - the 2000 heat wave
It also lasted 8 days, starting on July 25 and continuing until August 1, and the maximum temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius in the capital, Amman, in 3 days of them, and the highest temperature recorded in the public, Amman, was similar to what was recorded in the heat wave that hit the Kingdom. In the year 2010, it reached 43.5 degrees Celsius.
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