Egypt
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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 36°C and the most cold month is 19°C in January. The highest water temperature is 30°C and at its coldest the water is 24°C.

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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 (°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

Weather data from: Marsa Alam

Climate 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

Weather data from: Sharm el Sheikh

Climate 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

Weather data from: Cairo




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Climate Egypt

Click on a region of Egypt to view the climate:

Climate Southeast Egypt (Marsa Alam) by month

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 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

Weather data from: Marsa Alam

Climate Northeast Egypt (Sharm el Sheikh) by month

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 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

Weather data from: Sharm el Sheikh

Climate North Egypt (Cairo) by month

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 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

Weather data from: Cairo


Egypt weather by month

What is the average Egypt weather like in a given month? 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.

Egypt weather

The weather for Egypt over the next 14 days will be 21°C till 24° 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
Precip
Wind
Monday
28 november
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23°C
15°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Tuesday
29 november
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23°C
16°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Wednesday
30 november
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24°C
16°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Thursday
1 december
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24°C
16°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Friday
2 december
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24°C
16°C
0 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Egypt


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Egypt?

Egypt lies in a straight line about 4,101 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Cairo).

How long is the flight to Egypt?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Egypt is approximately 5 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 1,001,450 km². It is 1,5x bigger than Pakistan.

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 28 November 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.10 Egyptian pound
  • 1 Egyptian pound = 10.24 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 9.76 Egyptian pound
  • 100 Egyptian pound = 1,024.39 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Egypt?

The area code to call Egypt is +20.

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