Summers, lasting from May to September, are hot and dry, with temperatures averaging around 32 °C (90 °F) and sometimes exceeding 40 °C (104 °F) between July and August.
Hiking is getting more and more popular among tourists and locals. Places such as Dana Biosphere Reserve (map) and Petra offer numerous signposted hiking trails. Moreover, seaside recreation is present on the shores of *Aqaba and the *Dead Sea through several international resorts.
The Jordan Trail, a 650 km (400 mi) hiking trail stretching the entire country from north to south.