September 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 September

September signals a gradual farewell to the height of summer in Petra. The intensity of the heat recedes to a more manageable level, making exploration more comfortable. This transition month offers an excellent opportunity to experience Petra without the peak summer heat. Rainfall remains an absent phenomenon, maintaining clear skies. With the sun setting earlier, the days start to shorten, hinting at the arrival of the fall season.

Temperature

As Petra welcomes September, the average high-temperature is noted at a still hot 31°C (87.8°F), closely aligning with the preceding month. A sharp contrast between day and night is prevalent in September with an average nighttime temperature of 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

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

Daylight

In Petra, the average length of the day in September is 12h and 21min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 19:01. On the last day of September, in Petra, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:24 +03.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in September is 11h.

UV index

In Petra, Jordan, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 10 during September leads to these instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., UV radiation is strongest. Make an effort to avoid direct sunlight during this time, remembering that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun. Even on a cloudy day, sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30 should be used liberally and reapplied often, especially after a swim or outdoor activity.
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Frequently asked questions

How hot is September in Petra?

An average high-temperature, in September, in Petra, is 31°C (87.8°F) and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

What is the driest month in Petra?

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

Does it rain in Petra in September?

In Petra, Jordan, in September, it doesn't rain. In October, it rains.

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

In Petra, Jordan, the average day length in September is 12h and 21min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in September in Petra?

On the first day of September, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 19:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:24 +03.

How many hours of sunshine does Petra have in September?

The average sunshine duration in September in Petra is 11h.

How high is the UV index in September in Petra?

In Petra, Jordan, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in September
Petra, Jordan

Average temperature in September - Petra, Jordan
  • Average high temperature in September: 31°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 September: 16°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 September
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall in September - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall in September: 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 September
Petra, Jordan

Average rainfall days in September - Petra, Jordan
  • Average rainfall days in September: 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 September /
Average sunshine in September
Petra, Jordan

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Petra, Jordan
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 2min

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 September: 11h

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 September
Petra, Jordan

Average UV index in September - Petra, Jordan
  • Average UV index in September: 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).

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