Best time to visit, weather and climate Cairo

Best time to visit Cairo, Egypt

The best time to visit Cairo in Egypt is from february until december, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cairo is 36°C in july and the lowest is 19°C in january. The weather and climate of Cairo is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Cairo is an 9,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Cairo per month

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Climate Cairo

Cairo has the desert climate prevailing. 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 Cairo is 28° degrees and there is about 8 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 350 days a year with an average humidity of 48% and an UV-index of 6.


Climate Cairo

 
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days
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days
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per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 19°C 21°C 25°C 29°C 32°C 35°C 36°C 36°C 34°C 30°C 25°C 20°C
Night 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 18°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 19°C 16°C 12°C
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1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
30 27 29 29 31 30 31 31 30 31 29 29
Sun hours
per day
7 7 10 12 12 13 13 12 11 9 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 4
 


Climate Cairo january

On average, it is maximum 19° in january in Cairo and at least around 10° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo february

On average, it is maximum 21° in february in Cairo and at least around 11° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Cairo and at least around 12° degrees. In march there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Cairo and at least around 14° degrees. In april there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Cairo and at least around 18° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo june

On average, it is maximum 35° in june in Cairo and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo july

On average, it is maximum 36° in july in Cairo and at least around 22° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo august

On average, it is maximum 36° in august in Cairo and at least around 23° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo september

On average, it is maximum 34° in september in Cairo and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Cairo and at least around 19° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in Cairo and at least around 16° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Cairo.

Climate Cairo december

On average, it is maximum 20° in december in Cairo and at least around 12° degrees. In december there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Cairo.

14 day weather forecast Cairo

The weather for Cairo in Egypt will be 38° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
29 Sep
Helder 38°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
We
30 Sep
Licht bewolkt 38°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 8
Th
1 Oct
Licht bewolkt 35°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 8
Fr
2 Oct
Helder 35°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 8
Sa
3 Oct
Helder 35°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 8
Su
4 Oct
Helder 35°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 8
Mo
5 Oct
Helder 35°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
6 Oct
Licht bewolkt 35°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 36°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Th
8 Oct
Helder 36°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 7
Fr
9 Oct
Helder 37°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 3
Sa
10 Oct
Licht bewolkt 35°C 21°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 2
Su
11 Oct
Helder 31°C 20°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 3
Mo
12 Oct
Helder 30°C 21°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3

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Vacation Cairo

Hotels and apartments in Cairo

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Flight tickets to Cairo

The 3 nearest airports to Cairo you can fly to are:

  • Cairo International Airport (13 km)
    Cairo
  • El Nouzha Airport (178 km)
    Alexandria
  • Borg El Arab International Airport (179 km)
    Alexandria

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About Cairo

Cairo lies in Egypt in the province Al Qāhirah and the population consists of 11.893.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Cairo 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.

Cairo is in a straight line at 3.511 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 5 hours30.

The coordinates of Cairo, Egypt are latitude: 30.07708 en longitude: 31.285909

The GPS coordinates are N 30° 4' 37.5600" en E 31° 17' 9.2400"

Currency Cairo

In Cairo the Egyptian pound is used to pay.

Exchange rate Egyptian pound (EGP) 29 september 2020

1 Egyptian pound = 0,06 United States dollar
100 Egyptian pound = 6,35 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 15,76 Egyptian pound
100 United States dollar = 1.576,07 Egyptian pound

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.

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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Time difference Cairo

In Cairo it is now 23:07 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 29 september 2020. That is 6 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Cairo is Africa/Cairo and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Cairo

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 Cairo.

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