Climate & Weather in Egypt around the year
Generally, the climate in Egypt is sunny and dry in the summer and moderate and rainy in the winter. The best time to visit Egypt is during autumn, winter, and early spring from October to April so that you can explore many historical sites and do many activities such as Nile cruise, camel ride, and many other activities in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Alexandria.
But in the summer you can enjoy the beauty of the cities on the Red Sea and do water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, and many others.
Winter in Egypt
From December 22nd to March 21st. Winter is moderate and rainy. This season attracts many tourists because you can visit all the tourist sites in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. The temperature in the winter months are;
The temperature in Egypt in December.
It is the best climate for foreigners to visit all of Egypt. The temperature is between 23° C and 15° C generally mild with little humidity and rain. They celebrate Christmas and the beginning of the new year and it is a good opportunity to explore everything and makes a cruise by the Nile.
The temperature in Egypt in January
The best time to visit Egypt is in January because of the winter all over the country and the temperature is between 8° C and 24° C with some rainy days in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan but the coastal cities of the Red Sea like Hurgada and Sharm el-Sheikh are a little bit tropical. There is also the best time to celebrate Christmas and the beginning of the new year.
The temperature in Egypt in February
The weather in February allows you to explore and enjoy Egypt more because the temperature is almost 19° C and with less rain in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan, and the cities on the Red Sea are a little warmer. This time is considered the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Also, February has a wonderful “Abu Simbel festival” at the Temple of Abu Simbel which is on the 22nd of this month.
The temperature in Egypt in March
March is considered the beginning of spring and the climate is temperate, warm, and sunny with clouds and the temperature is almost 23° C, and sometimes it is less than 12° C or with little rainfall in every country especially Cairo where the temperature is 18°C. Hurgada with its tropical climate is the best place to visit this month.
Spring in Egypt:
From March 20th to June 20th. It is considered one of the best seasons to travel to Egypt. The temperature is moderate except on the days of the spring wind (warm wind with a lot of sand) which is called in Egypt “Khamsin” and “Sirocco” in Europe. The temperature of the spring months;
The temperature in Egypt in April
April is the beginning of spring before the heat of summer. The temperature rises to 28° C. The Egyptians celebrate with “Sham el-Nasim” which marks the beginning of spring and is on the first Monday of April. In Hurgada, El Gouna, and Sharm el-Sheikh it’s a little hot and the temperature is 27°C but the beaches are cooler because of the sea breeze.
The temperature in Egypt in June
The temperature increases by the beginning of the summer and is between 20° C and 38° C without rain so Hurgada, Sharm el-Sheikh, and other coastal places are considered the best places where you can enjoy the beaches and practice many activities but the climate of Aswan and Luxor is hot.
Summer in Egypt:
From June 20th to December 22nd. The summer is warm, especially in Upper Egypt. That’s why the coastal cities of the Red Sea like Hurgada, El Gouna, and Sharm El-Sheikh are considered the best places in Egypt on these warm days thanks to the sea breeze.
In these places, you can enjoy the beaches and the beauty of the Red Sea. Alexandria is also a good option in this season because the climate is cooler in the Mediterranean. The temperature of the summer months;
The temperature in Egypt in July
The temperature in July is at its maximum and the temperature is between 22° C and 34° C so it is advisable to visit the coastal cities of the Red Sea such as Hurgada and Sharm el-Sheikh and the coastal cities in general.
The temperature in Egypt in August
August is the last stage in summer, it is also hot and the temperature is 34° C but it is only during the morning but during the night it is colder almost 22° C. At this time it is better the coastal cities and the historical places in Upper Egypt.
Autumn in Egypt
fresh that allows you to visit historical sites and cruise the Nile between Luxor and Aswan where historical places like the Temple of Abu Simbel, the Temple of Edfu, the Temple of Kom Ombo, the Temple of Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, and many others stand out. The temperature of the autumn months;
The temperature in Egypt September
The climate is temperate this month and the temperature is 33° C during the morning and 20° C during the night. At the end of September, it is autumn and it is a little bit cold. At this time it is not very hot in the cities of Upper Egypt and the coastal cities are wonderful.
The temperature in Egypt in October
There is autumn weather, not too hot and not too cold. The temperature in the morning is 30° C and 18° C in the evening. This month is the best for tourists to enjoy Upper Egypt and historical places like Abu Simbel.
The temperature in Egypt in November
The temperature is between 25° C and 14° C with rain. The climate at this time is perfect to visit and explore all Egypt and all historical and coastal places like Cairo, Alexandria.
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