Egypt
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Egypt

To go to Egypt, the best time to visit is January through May and October through December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. In Egypt, July is the warmest month with 97°F and the most cold month is 66°F in January. The highest water temperature is 86°F and at its coldest the water is 74°F.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Egypt, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Southeast Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 71 73 77 82 88 92 94 95 91 86 79 73
Water temperature (°F) 76 74 74 76 79 82 86 85 85 84 82 79
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Weather data from: Marsa Alam

Climate Northeast Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 69 72 76 81 87 91 93 94 91 86 79 72
Water temperature (°F) 77 74 74 75 79 82 86 86 84 84 83 79
Precipitation (inch) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0

Weather data from: Sharm el Sheikh

Climate North Egypt by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 66 72 77 82 87 91 93 95 91 86 77 69
Precipitation (inch) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Weather data from: Cairo




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Egypt weather

The weather for Egypt over the next 14 days will be 84°F till 91° and it stays dry every day.

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

5-day weather forecast Egypt

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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91°F
72°F
0 in
7 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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91°F
72°F
0 in
7 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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90°F
70°F
0 in
8 m/s
Friday
7 october
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86°F
68°F
0 in
7 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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84°F
70°F
0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Egypt


Climate Egypt

Click on a region of Egypt to view the climate:

Southeast Egypt (Marsa Alam)

Southeast Egypt has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Southeast Egypt is 54° degrees and there is about 3 inch 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. (°F) 71 73 77 82 88 92 94 95 91 86 79 73
Night temp. (°F) 61 63 66 70 76 80 82 83 80 76 70 64
Water temp. (°F) 76 74 74 76 79 82 86 85 85 84 82 79
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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

Weather data from: Marsa Alam

Northeast Egypt (Sharm el Sheikh)

Northeast Egypt has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Northeast Egypt is 53° degrees and there is about 8 inch 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. (°F) 69 72 76 81 87 91 93 94 91 86 79 72
Night temp. (°F) 62 64 67 72 77 81 83 84 82 78 71 65
Water temp. (°F) 77 74 74 75 79 82 86 86 84 84 83 79
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
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

Weather data from: Sharm el Sheikh

North Egypt (Cairo)

North Egypt has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for North Egypt is 53° degrees and there is about 6 inch 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. (°F) 66 72 77 82 87 91 93 95 91 86 77 69
Night temp. (°F) 49 64 66 70 77 81 83 83 80 78 60 53
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
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

Weather data from: Cairo

Egypt weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Egypt?

Egypt lies in a straight line about 5,736 miles from United States (New York → Cairo).

How long is the flight to Egypt?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Egypt is approximately 15 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Egypt?

These are the largest airports in Egypt:

  • Cairo International Airport (CAI) in Cairo
  • El Nouzha Airport (ALY) in Alexandria
  • Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE) in Alexandria
  • Luxor International Airport (LXR) in Luxor
  • Hurghada International Airport (HRG) in Hurghada
  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) in Sharm el Sheikh
  • Aswan International Airport (ASW) in Aswân Reservoir Colony
  • El Arish International Airport (AAC)
  • Assiut International Airport (ATZ)
  • Abu Simbel Airport (ABS)

How many inhabitants does Egypt have?

Egypt has 97,207,600 inhabitants.

How big is Egypt?

The surface area of Egypt is 622,301 mi². It is 3x bigger than United States.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 15.60 Egyptian pound
  • 1 Egyptian pound = 0.064 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,559.75 Egyptian pound
  • 100 Egyptian pound = 6.41 US dollar

What is the area code of Egypt?

The area code to call Egypt is +20.