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)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Rainy days 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hours of sunshine 7 8 9 9 10 12 11 11 9 9 8 6
Sunrise 6:50 6:35 6:05 5:30 5:00 4:55 5:05 5:20 5:40 5:55 6:20 6:45
Sunset 17:15 17:45 18:00 18:20 18:40 18:55 19:00 18:40 18:00 17:25 17:00 16:55

Temperatures

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.

Precipitation

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.

Sunshine

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.

Cities nearby

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.

Egypt Weather and Climate
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