Al ‘Arīḑ
in Madaba Governorate, Jordan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.558 and 35.657 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 33' 30" and E 35° 39' 26"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - JOD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:31 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Jordan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jordan. Last Update: 2020-09-28 07:18:53

Delve into Al ‘Arīḑ

Al ‘Arīḑ in Madaba Governorate is a city located in Jordan about 32 mi (or 52 km) south-west of Amman, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al ‘Arīḑ is now 12:31 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Al ‘Arīḑ, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Bar Yehuda Airfield in Israel in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km). The closest airport in Jordan is Queen Alia International Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 36 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Jordan is Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dhiban, Ma`in, Mulayh, Al Mughayyir and Fuqu`. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 29th of September 2020

32°C (89 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Wednesday, 30th of September 2020

31°C (87 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 1st of October 2020

29°C (85 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Published: May 15, 2009
Length: 45:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: olivio1952

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Published: May 23, 2014
Length: 03:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: April 24, 2014
Length: 54:02 min
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Published: May 23, 2014
Length: 03:52 min
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Published: May 20, 2014
Length: 52:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: April 24, 2014
Length: 07:16 min
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Length: 44:44 min
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Length: 03:50 min
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Published: December 24, 2009
Length: 38:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: September 10, 2011
Length: 28:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HabariSalam

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Machaerus

Machaerus is a fortified hilltop palace located in Jordan fifteen miles (24 km) southeast of the mouth of the Jordan river on the eastern side of the Dead Sea. According to Flavius Josephus, it is the location of the imprisonment and execution of John the Baptist. According to the chronology of the Bible, this infamous execution took place in 32 AD shortly before the Passover, following an imprisonment of two years.

Located at 31.5673, 35.6241 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hill forts, History of Israel, Jewish–Roman wars, Jews and Judaism in Jordan, Jews and Judaism in the Roman Empire, Mountain monuments and memorials


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El ‘Arīd, Al ‘Arīḑ, العريض