Al Quwaysimah

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Al Quwaysimah

القويسمة
Al Quwaysimah is located in Jordan
Al Quwaysimah
Al Quwaysimah
Location in Jordan
Coordinates: 31°55′N 35°57′E / 31.917°N 35.950°E / 31.917; 35.950Coordinates: 31°55′N 35°57′E / 31.917°N 35.950°E / 31.917; 35.950
CountryFlag of Jordan.svg Jordan
GovernorateAmman Governorate
Population
 (2013)
 • Total176,400
Time zoneUTC + 2

Al Quwaysimah is a city in the Amman Governorate of northern Jordan.[1] As of 2013 it had a population of 176,400, making it the fifth largest city in Jordan.[2]

Climate[edit]

Al Quwaysimah has a mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa). The average annual temperature is 16.3 °C (61.3 °F), and around 335 mm (13.19 in) of precipitation falls annually.

Climate data for Al Quwaysimah
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
12.7
(54.9)
15.8
(60.4)
21.6
(70.9)
26.8
(80.2)
29.4
(84.9)
30.8
(87.4)
31.2
(88.2)
29.8
(85.6)
26.2
(79.2)
19.6
(67.3)
13.4
(56.1)
22.4
(72.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.9
(44.4)
8.1
(46.6)
10.6
(51.1)
15.1
(59.2)
19.5
(67.1)
22.2
(72.0)
23.9
(75.0)
24.2
(75.6)
22.5
(72.5)
19.3
(66.7)
14.1
(57.4)
8.8
(47.8)
16.3
(61.3)
Average low °C (°F) 2.7
(36.9)
3.6
(38.5)
5.4
(41.7)
8.6
(47.5)
12.2
(54.0)
15.0
(59.0)
17.0
(62.6)
17.2
(63.0)
15.2
(59.4)
12.5
(54.5)
8.6
(47.5)
4.3
(39.7)
10.2
(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 76
(3.0)
72
(2.8)
62
(2.4)
16
(0.6)
4
(0.2)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
6
(0.2)
32
(1.3)
67
(2.6)
335
(13.2)
Source: [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  2. ^ Jordan
  3. ^ "Climate: Al Quwaysimah". 17 January 2018.