When does summer 2023 start in Jordan? The most prominent climatic features of the summer in Jordan

2023-04-28 2023-04-28T20:36:10Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
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Weather of Arabia - Jordan and the countries located in the northern hemisphere will witness on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, the phenomenon of the summer solstice, announcing the start of the astronomical and official summer season, and the summer season this year extends for 94 days until the autumnal equinox, which falls on Saturday, September 23, 2023 .

 

Also read: Why is summer longer than winter in terms of number of days?

 

What happens on the summer solstice?

The summer solstice occurs this year on (June 21) at 2:57 pm UTC, this means that the sun reaches its northernmost point in the sky, and then begins to head south, so the sun rises from the far northeastern corner, and sets at The farthest northwest corner, and thus the day is the longest day during this year, while the night is the shortest night during this year.

 

Therefore, the sun rises on the summer solstice in Jordan from the far northeastern corner and its magnitude is (61 degrees) at 5:26, and sets at the far northwestern corner and its magnitude is (299 degrees) at 7:49 in the evening, and thus its day will be the longest day during this year. With a duration of 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.

 

Also read: 10 fun facts about the summer solstice

 

Summer in meteorology has started since the beginning of June

The summer season begins this year astronomically on (June 21) and extends until the autumnal equinox on (September 22). As for meteorology, summer begins with the beginning of the month of (June), and ends with the end of the month of (August). August) every year.

 

For more: What is the difference between the beginning of summer astronomically and in meteorology?

 

Characteristics of summer in Jordan

The summer season in Jordan is characterized by high temperatures and the formation of heat waves at intervals as a result of the rush of hot currents, often from the Arabian Peninsula, as a result of the expansion of thermal depressions towards the Kingdom, so temperatures rise during the heat waves to exceed their normal levels by more than (5) degrees Celsius, and for several days. Continuous, as it exceeds in the capital, Amman - for example - the barrier of (36) degrees Celsius.

 

The Kingdom is characterized during the summer by a very small (or non-existent) amount of rain due to a significant weakness in the jet air currents. Some areas may witness summer rains, as happened recently in 2019, while the Al-Salt monitoring station witnessed the highest amount of daily rain in the summer, amounting to 32.2 mm. On June 12, 2018.

 

Temperatures during the summer in Jordan

In the capital, Amman:
The average climatic average of the maximum temperature in the capital, Amman, during the summer is about (32 degrees Celsius), and the general average of the minimum temperature is about (18.5 degrees Celsius).

 

While the highest maximum temperature recorded in the city of Amman was (43.5 degrees Celsius), an increase from the general average by (11.0 degrees Celsius), and that was on (July 30) of the year 2000 and (August 20) of the year 2010, while The minimum temperature was (7.8 °C) on (June 7, 1933), which is lower than the general average by (9.7 °C).

 

At the level of Jordan:
As for Jordan, the highest maximum temperature recorded during the summer was about (50 degrees Celsius) at Mazraat al-Jamaa station on (June 9, 2002). While the minimum temperature was (2.0 below zero Celsius) at Al-Shoubak station on (June 5, 1987).

 

Climate data source: Jordan Meteorology

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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