Jordan

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Jordan

Official name:Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Capital:Amman
Area:total: 92,300 sq km
water: 329 sq km
land: 91,971 sq km
Climate:mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)
Location:Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia
Geographic coordinates:31 00 N, 36 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Indiana
Land boundaries:total: 1,635 km
border countries: Iraq 181 km, Israel 238 km, Saudi Arabia 744 km, Syria 375 km, West Bank 97 km
Coastline:26 km
Terrain:mostly desert plateau in east, highland area in west; Great Rift Valley separates East and West Banks of the Jordan River
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m
highest point: Jabal Ram 1,734 m

Map of Jordan

Map of Jordan

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