Egypt
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Egypt

The best time to visit in Egypt is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Egypt is 35°C in August and the lowest is 21°C in January. The water temperature is between 24°C and 30°C.

Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Egypt or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Southeast Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 21 23 25 28 31 33 34 35 33 30 26 23
Water temperature (°C) 25 24 24 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1

Climate data from city: Marsa Alam

Average weather Northeast Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 21 22 24 27 30 33 34 35 33 30 26 22
Water temperature (°C) 25 23 23 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 1

Climate data from city: Sharm el Sheikh

Average weather North Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 22 25 28 30 33 34 35 33 30 25 20
Precipitation (mm) 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 1

Climate data from city: Cairo




Travel and stay Egypt

14 day weather forecast Egypt

The weather for Egypt will be 13° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Egypt is based on the weather conditions in the city of Cairo.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
26 january
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13°C
7°C
1.3 mm
40%
3 Bft
ZW
1
Thursday
27 january
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13°C
5°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
ZW
1
Friday
28 january
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15°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WZW
1
Saturday
29 january
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16°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
W
1
Sunday
30 january
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17°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WZW
1
Monday
31 january
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17°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZW
1
Tuesday
1 february
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18°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZW
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
2 february
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19°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
Z
1
Thursday
3 february
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16°C
10°C
0.1 mm
20%
7 Bft
ZZW
1
Friday
4 february
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18°C
10°C
0.7 mm
25%
6 Bft
W
2
Saturday
5 february
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17°C
12°C
0.6 mm
20%
4 Bft
W
2
Sunday
6 february
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18°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
O
2
Monday
7 february
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19°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NNW
2
Tuesday
8 february
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20°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
Z
2

Climate Egypt

Click on a region of Egypt to view the climate:

Climate table of Southeast Egypt (Marsa Alam)

Southeast Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Southeast Egypt is 29° degrees and there is about 8 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 356 days a year with an average humidity of 49% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 21 23 25 28 31 33 34 35 33 30 26 23
Night temp. (°C) 16 17 19 21 24 27 28 29 27 24 21 18
Water temp. (°C) 25 24 24 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Days with rain 1 - - 1 1 - - - - 1 1 -
Dry days 30 28 31 29 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 13 12 12 10 10 9 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 6 6 5

Climate data from city: Marsa Alam

Climate table of Northeast Egypt (Sharm el Sheikh)

Northeast Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Northeast Egypt is 28° degrees and there is about 19 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 354 days a year with an average humidity of 46% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 21 22 24 27 30 33 34 35 33 30 26 22
Night temp. (°C) 17 18 19 22 25 27 28 29 28 26 22 18
Water temp. (°C) 25 23 23 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 1
Days with rain 1 1 1 2 1 - - - - 1 1 1
Dry days 30 27 30 28 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 13 13 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 6 6 5

Climate data from city: Sharm el Sheikh

Climate table of North Egypt (Cairo)

North Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Egypt is 28° degrees and there is about 14 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 353 days a year with an average humidity of 49% and an UV-index of 6.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 22 25 28 30 33 34 35 33 30 25 20
Night temp. (°C) 10 18 19 21 25 27 28 29 27 26 16 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 1
Days with rain 1 1 - 1 1 - - - - 1 1 2
Dry days 30 27 31 29 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 13 13 12 10 10 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 4 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 6 5 4

Climate data from city: Cairo

Egypt weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Egypt? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Egypt?

Egypt lies in a straight line about 4,543 km from India (New Delhi → Cairo).

How long is the flight to Egypt?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Egypt is approximately 7 hours.

What are the largest airports in Egypt?

These are the largest airports in Egypt:

How many inhabitants are there in Egypt?

Egypt has approximately 97,207,600 inhabitants.

How big is Egypt?

The area of Egypt is around 1,001,450 km². It is 3,5x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Egypt?

The capital of Egypt is Cairo.

What is the currency of Egypt?

In Egypt the Egyptian pound (EGP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 January 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.21 Egyptian pound
  • 1 Egyptian pound = 4.75 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 21.04 Egyptian pound
  • 100 Egyptian pound = 475.36 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Egypt?

The area code to call Egypt is +20.