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, June, September, 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
  • The cities with the best climate are Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, Shibin El Kom, Siwa, Al Fayyum, Al Mahallah al Kubra and Banha, 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:

January 59°F to 68°F
5%
February 63°F to 76°F
4%
March 65°F to 83°F
3%
April 68°F to 92°F
2%
May 74°F to 99°F
1%
June 79°F to 103°F
1%
July 83°F to 103°F
1%
August 85°F to 104°F
1%
September 83°F to 99°F
1%
October 79°F to 92°F
2%
November 72°F to 79°F
4%
December 63°F to 72°F
4%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Egypt by cities

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.

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.

Hurghada

Best time to go to Hurghada

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

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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 Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Luxor and Marsa Alam, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Egypt?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Cairo67°F70°F77°F85°F92°F97°F99°F99°F95°F88°F77°F70°F
Alexandria65°F67°F70°F74°F79°F85°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Hurghada70°F72°F76°F81°F88°F92°F94°F95°F92°F86°F79°F72°F
Luxor70°F77°F85°F94°F101°F104°F104°F106°F103°F95°F83°F74°F
Marsa Alam72°F74°F77°F83°F88°F94°F95°F95°F92°F86°F81°F74°F
Sharm El Sheikh70°F72°F77°F83°F88°F92°F94°F95°F94°F88°F79°F74°F
Aswan74°F79°F86°F95°F103°F106°F106°F106°F103°F97°F85°F76°F
Shibin El Kom68°F72°F77°F86°F94°F99°F101°F101°F97°F90°F81°F72°F
Siwa67°F70°F77°F86°F94°F99°F101°F101°F95°F88°F77°F68°F
Abu Kabir68°F72°F77°F85°F92°F97°F101°F101°F95°F88°F79°F72°F
Al Fayyum68°F74°F79°F86°F95°F99°F101°F101°F97°F90°F79°F70°F
Al Mahallah al Kubra68°F72°F77°F85°F92°F97°F99°F99°F95°F88°F79°F72°F
Al Mansurah68°F72°F77°F85°F92°F95°F99°F99°F95°F88°F79°F72°F
Banha68°F72°F79°F86°F94°F99°F101°F101°F97°F90°F81°F72°F
Bani Mazar67°F72°F79°F86°F95°F99°F101°F101°F95°F88°F79°F70°F
Bani Suwayf68°F74°F79°F88°F95°F99°F101°F101°F97°F90°F79°F70°F
Bilqas67°F70°F74°F79°F86°F92°F95°F95°F92°F86°F77°F70°F
Damanhur67°F70°F76°F83°F90°F94°F95°F97°F94°F86°F79°F70°F
Damietta65°F67°F68°F72°F77°F83°F86°F88°F85°F81°F76°F68°F
Disuq67°F70°F74°F81°F88°F92°F94°F95°F92°F86°F77°F70°F

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Map of Egypt

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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 Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Luxor, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, Aswan, Shibin El Kom, and 24 other cities.

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

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