Arab Weather - The rainy season in Jordan extends every year from September to May of the following year, and the amount of rain during this season is distributed in different proportions over the months and seasons, so that the rains in the month of March constitute 16% of the season The rainy season, as the percentage of each month of the rainy season is calculated by dividing the amount of rain that is recorded in the month according to the climatic records, by the amount of rain that the region witnesses during the whole season.
The most characteristic of the month of March is the presence of temperature fluctuations, meaning that the temperatures change a lot during the month of March between ups and downs, and this occurs mainly because of Jordan’s location in the area between Europe and Africa, in which a meeting of cold air masses occurs. Located over Europe in the winter, and the warm air over the African continent, which begins to rise towards the north in the month of March .
The month of March is also marked by the beginning of the season of the Khamasin depressions, especially in the last period of the month when the Feminists begin to form.
The Khamsini depression is: an atmospheric depression that forms in the area near Morocco and Algeria, and passes through the Sahara Desert in Africa during its movement towards Jordan and the Levant, where the Khamsini depression causes dust waves and a rise in temperatures, followed by cold and a sharp drop in temperatures and possibly rain And even some snow or hail.
The Kingdom witnessed snowfall during the month of March in the years: 1998, 2003, 2007, 2012, and the snow of March 1998 was one of the distinctive snow that the Kingdom witnessed, as the region was affected by a Khamsini depression and a dust wave followed by a cold air mass of polar origin, and the Jordanians remember that period As the sky turned red due to dust, and temperatures rose to 30 degrees Celsius, and two days later, the entry of the polar air into the area caused snowfall that began with snow mixed with dust.