April weather forecast
Petra, Jordan

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The majestic Ad Deir Monastery, in Petra, Jordan, viewed from inside a cave
The majestic Ad Deir Monastery, in Petra, Jordan, viewed from inside a cave

Weather in April

April brings a marked change in Petra’s climate with the advent of pleasant warmth. The marvels of the city can be explored comfortably under the gently warming sun. Rainfall retreats dramatically to 7mm (0.28"), making it one of the drier months of the year. Higher temperatures lure outdoor adventurers, while daylight extends to nearly 13 hours per day. A hike through Petra's rocky terrain becomes even more enchanting with this delightful shift in weather.

Temperature

The shift into April is characterized by a rise in the average high-temperature, transitioning from March's refreshing 19°C (66.2°F) to a moderately hot 24°C (75.2°F). Petra records a marked daily temperature contrast, with an average low-temperature of 10°C (50°F) during the nights of April.

Rainfall

In Petra, in April, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 7mm (0.28") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 22 rainfall days, and 86mm (3.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in Petra is 12h and 55min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 19:15 +03.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 9h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 10 in April interprets into the following recommendations:
Swift harm can befall unprotected skin and eyes. Prioritize safety. It's important to stay in the shade and limit exposure to the sun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, although remember that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Sunglasses that guard against UVA and UVB rays are pivotal in minimizing sun-induced ocular damage.
Updated: Jan 31, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average April temperature in Petra?

April temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F) and a low-temperature of 10°C (50°F).

How much does it rain in Petra in April?

In April, in Petra, Jordan, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout April, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in April in Petra?

In Petra, Jordan, the average day length in April is 12h and 55min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Petra?

On the first day of April in Petra, Jordan, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 19:15 +03.

How many hours of sunshine does Petra have in April?

In April, the average sunshine duration is 9h.

How high is the UV index in April in Petra?

In Petra, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in April
Petra, Jordan

Average temperature in April - Petra, Jordan
  • Average high temperature in April: 24°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 10°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (17°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2°C).

Average rainfall in April
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall in April - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall in April: 7mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and February (17mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall days in April - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall days in April: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (5 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Petra, Jordan

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Petra, Jordan
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in April
Petra, Jordan

Average UV index in April - Petra, Jordan
  • Average UV index in April: 10

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

Petra, Jordan

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