August weather forecast
Petra, Jordan

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 August

August, the last month of the summer in Petra, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F).

Rainfall

June through September are months without rainfall in Petra, Jordan.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 13min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 19:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 19:02 EEST.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

In Petra, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in August transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Petra?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F), are warmest months in Petra, Jordan.

What is the temperature in August in Petra?

In August, in Petra, Jordan, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the driest month in Petra?

In Petra, Jordan, rain does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Petra have in August?

The average day length in August in Petra is 13h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Petra?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 19:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 19:02 EEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Petra have in August?

In Petra, Jordan, the average sunshine duration in August is 12h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Petra?

In Petra, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Petra, Jordan

Average temperature in August - Petra, Jordan
  • Average high temperature in August: 33°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 August: 17°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).

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Average rainfall in August
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall in August - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

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).

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Average rainfall days in August
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall days in August - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 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).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Petra, Jordan
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

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).

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Average UV index in August
Petra, Jordan

Average UV index in August - Petra, Jordan
  • Average UV index in August: 11

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).

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