Jordan is mostly arid desert plateaus in the east. It also has Mountain heights and Valleys, the Great Rift Valley separates the East and West banks of the Jordan River. Jordan's rainy season is from November to April. January is the coldest month of the year with temperatures from 5°C to 10°C, and August is the hottest with temps. of 20°C to 35°C. The climate type there is arid because of all the desert.