Agro-climatic zones

The Ministry of Water and Irrigation distinguishes between 12 different agro-climatic zones. They are both defined as GIS layer and as database table AGRO_CLIMATIC_ZONES (ACZ). For each ACZ specific Net Irrigation Requirements (NIR) have been precalculated.

CODE DESCRIPTION COMMENTS
1 NORTHERN JORDAN VALLEY
2 SOUTHERN JORDAN VALLEY
3 SOUTHERN GHORS
4 NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
(KUFRANJA AREA)
5 NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
(JARASH AREA)
6 NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
(WADI ES SEER AREA)
7 NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
(ZARQA AREA)
8 SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS
9 SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS
10 WESTERN DESERT
11 EASTERN DESERT
12 SOUTHERN DESERT