Egypt: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the perfect time to visit Egypt from average weather conditions in many locations like Luxor or Alexandria, here.

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When is the best time to go to Egypt?

When is the best time to go to Egypt? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Egypt, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • The weather is good all year in Cairo
  • On average, the warmest months in Cairo are June, July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Alexandria, Cairo, Shibin El Kom and Siwa, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Alexandria are July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Egypt for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
good to perfect* Egypt in january
good to perfect* Egypt in february
good to perfect* Egypt in march
perfect Egypt in april
good to perfect* Egypt in may
tolerable to perfect* Egypt in june
tolerable to good* Egypt in july
bad to good* Egypt in august
tolerable to good* Egypt in september
good to perfect* Egypt in october
perfect Egypt in november
good to perfect* Egypt in december

When to go to Egypt by city

Alexandria

Best time to go to Alexandria

The best months to go to Alexandria are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Cairo

Best time to go to Cairo

The best months to go to Cairo are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Hurghada

Best time to go to Hurghada

The best months to go to Hurghada are january, february, march, april, may, june, october, november and december.

Luxor

Best time to go to Luxor

The best months to go to Luxor are january, february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Sharm El Sheikh

Best time to go to Sharm El Sheikh

The best months to go to Sharm El Sheikh are january, february, march, april, may, june, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Egypt

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Temperatures and rainfall in Egypt

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Egypt and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Alexandria, Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Egypt

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cities in Egypt (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Egypt

What can I do in Egypt?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Egypt reliable?

Climate data for Egypt has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Egypt allows us to determine the average for each month in Alexandria, Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, Aswan, Marsa Alam, Shibin El Kom and and 1 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Egypt:

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