Egypt Weather and Climate
Optimal travel time for the regions
In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (Egypt).
|Place||Best travel time|
|Cairo||April, May, September, October and November|
|Alexandria||all except January, February, March and December|
|Luxor||March, April, May, October and November|
|Hurghada||all except January, February, March and December|
|El Gouna||April, May, June, September, October and November|
|Marsa Alam||April, May, June, July, August, September and October|
|Sharm El Sheikh||April, May, June, July, August, September and October|
|Sahl Hasheesh||April, May, June, July, August, September and October|
|Marsa Matrouh||June, July, August, September and October|
|Ras Abu Soma||all except January, February, March and December|
Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Cairo (Egypt)
|Daytime temperature||19 ° C||21 ° C||23 ° C||28 ° C||32 ° C||34 ° C||34 ° C||34 ° C||33 ° C||30 ° C||25 ° C||20 ° C|
|Night temperature||9 ° C||10 ° C||12 ° C||15 ° C||18 ° C||20 ° C||22 ° C||22 ° C||20 ° C||18 ° C||14 ° C||10 ° C|
|Precipitation in mm||7||4||4||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||3||5|
|Hours of sunshine||7||8||9||9||10||12||11||11||9||9||8||6|
The annual average temperature in Cairo is 21.4 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (27.6 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 13.6 ° C.
The annual precipitation is 26 mm on 3 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. You cannot expect snow in any month in Cairo.
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 11.9 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year the sun shines 9.2 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.
The following larger places are nearby and have a similar climate: Giza, Shubra al-Khaima, Helwan, Al-Matariyya, New Cairo, Banha, Al Ḩawāmidīyah, Musṭurud, Qalyub and Ashmoun.