Weather of Arabia - With the onset of the impact of an atmospheric depression classified in the second degree, it brought with it - God willing and His grace - good rains on Jordan and the whole of the Levant . What are the climatic features of the fifty winter?
The winter season consists of approximately 90 days, which are divided into two parts according to the popular tradition: the “Quadranial Winter” that extends for forty days, starting from the winter solstice on the 21st or 22nd of December of each year and continuing until the end of January, then comes the fifties of winter. It consists of 50 days and extends until the vernal equinox on March 21.
According to the Jordanian meteorology, the winter quarters for the current year end with a weak rain performance in most regions of the Kingdom, especially the northern regions, while the performance was good and above average in the southern regions, including the city of Aqaba, and the rain totals constituted only 8% of the general seasonal average of the Kingdom, noting that Its square rainfall usually accounts for 30% of the rainy season.
The eastern and central eastern regions, including the central Jordan Valley, accounted for 15-19%, while precipitation during the Al-Murabaaniyya period was slightly below average in the southwestern regions and the southern Jordan Valley, with rates ranging between 24-29% of its average for the same period.
The southern regions (Al-Jafr, Ma'an, and Al-Qatraneh) witnessed the highest performance in squares this season, achieving 73% of their general seasonal average.
The following are the total amounts of rainfall recorded in the regions of the Kingdom until the end of the 2022/2023 academic year:
According to the Jordanian meteorology, the rains of the fifty winters constitute 38% of the rains of the general rainy season, as they last for 50 days, and are divided into 4 periods, each period of 12 and a half days.
The climatic records, according to the Meteorological Department, indicate that the average maximum temperature in the city of Amman during the fifties of winter is 15.1, while the average minimum temperature for the same period is 5.2 degrees Celsius, and that the highest maximum temperature recorded in the city of Amman was on March 18, 1925, and reached 32.2 degrees, while the lowest minimum temperature was 6.5 degrees below zero Celsius on February 28, 1959.
The highest amount of daily rainfall recorded in the city of Amman during the fifties of winter was 80 mm, on February 3, 1924.
At the level of the Kingdom, the monitoring station of Ghor Al-Safi recorded on March 15, 2010 the highest maximum temperature during the fifties period and amounted to 40.0 degrees. At Tafilah, the highest daily rainfall was recorded on February 11, 1974, at 121 mm
The winter fifty rains constitute 38% of the rains of the general rainy season.
He is the first of the “Sauds”, which is a cold period that extends from (31) January until (12) February, and he was called the slaughterer because of the severe cold that permeates his days.
It is the second “Saudat” and it extends from (12-24) February, and it was named by this name as a metaphor for the earth swallowing rain water during its days quickly, and its days are characterized by being less cold than its predecessor, “Saad the Slaughterer.” The point and it will swallow up) or (Saad swallows the sky by scattering and the earth swallows up)
The period of "Saad Al-Saud" extends from February 25 to March 8, and the signs of entering the spring season begin, when the leaves of trees and flowers begin to ripen and open and the grass grows.
It is the last of the Saudis and extends from March 8 to March 20, which is the end of the fifties of winter and the beginning of the spring equinox .
We ask God Almighty to bring us the remaining days of winter, rains of goodness and blessed gifts
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