Weather, climate and best time to go to Egypt

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Egypt

Best time to go to Egypt

Best time to go to Egypt

The best time to go to Egypt is from january until december, in which you have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till barely rainfall. The highest average temperature in Egypt is 39° in july and the lowest is 21° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Egypt or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Egypt
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 21° 13 mm
Feb 23° 6 mm
Mar 27° 3 mm
Apr 32° 4 mm
May 35° 3 mm
Jun 38° 0 mm
Jul 39° 0 mm
Aug 39° 0 mm
Sep 37° 0 mm
Oct 33° 1 mm
Nov 27° 4 mm
Dec 22° 6 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Egypt? Go to the full climate information about Egypt

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Egypt indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Egypt.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Climate Egypt

Climate Egypt

In Egypt there is the hot desert climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Egypt is 31° degrees and there is 40 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 334 days a year with an average humidity of 48% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Cairo in Egypt per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 21° 11° 13 mm 4 27 2 4
Feb 23° 13° 6 mm 4 24 2 5
Mar 27° 16° 3 mm 2 29 3 6
Apr 32° 20° 4 mm 3 27 3 7
May 35° 24° 3 mm 1 30 3 8
Jun 38° 27° 0 mm 0 30 3 8
Jul 39° 28° 0 mm 0 31 3 9
Aug 39° 29° 0 mm 0 31 3 8
Sep 37° 27° 0 mm 0 30 3 8
Oct 33° 23° 1 mm 2 29 3 7
Nov 27° 18° 4 mm 2 28 2 6
Dec 22° 13° 6 mm 3 28 2 5

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 21° in january in Egypt and at least around 11° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 23° in february in Egypt and at least around 13° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Egypt and at least around 16° degrees. In march there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Egypt and at least around 20° degrees. In april there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 35° in may in Egypt and at least around 24° degrees. In may there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 38° in june in Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 39° in july in Egypt and at least around 28° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 39° in august in Egypt and at least around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 37° in september in Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Egypt and at least around 23° degrees. In october there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 27° in november in Egypt and at least around 18° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 22° in december in Egypt and at least around 13° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Egypt.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Egypt

Weather statistics Egypt

View all weather statistics from Egypt per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Egypt and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Egypt

14 day weather forecast Egypt

The weather for Cairo in Egypt will be 36° till 37° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel
Max (°C) 36° 36° 36° 37° 38° 38° 38°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 24° 24° 25° 25° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Helder hemel Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel
Max (°C) 39° 39° 39° 39° 37° 37° 36°
Min (°C) 25° 25° 26° 25° 24° 24° 24°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 10 10 10 9 9 9 9
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About Egypt

About Egypt

Egypt is in the continental part Midden-Oosten and the capital is Cairo. It is 1.001.450 km² with 2.450 km of coastline and has a population of 97.207.600. In terms of area, the country is 33x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Egypt you have to use +20 or 0020 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +205012457809 or 00205012457809.


Egypt is in a straight line at 3.511 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 5 hour and 30 min.

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Time difference Egypt

Time difference Egypt

In Egypt it is now 18:49 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Egypt is Africa/Cairo and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Egypt

Vaccinations Egypt

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Egypt.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
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Currency Egypt

Currency Egypt

In Egypt the Egyptische pond is used to pay.

Exchange rate Egyptische pond op
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21 2018

1 Egyptische pond = € 0,05 euro
100 Egyptische pond = € 4,89 euro

1 euro = 20,47 Egyptische pond
100 euro = 2.046,99 Egyptische pond

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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