Best time to visit, weather and climate Egypt
Best time to visit Egypt

Best time to visit Egypt

The best time to visit Egypt is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Egypt is 35°C in august and the lowest is 21°C in january. The water temperature is between 24°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Egypt is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Egypt is an 9,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Egypt 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. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Egypt 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 Southeast Egypt per month

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21°C 23°C 25°C 28°C 31°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 23°C
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Climate Northeast Egypt per month

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21°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 22°C
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Climate Egypt

Climate Egypt

Click on a region of Egypt to view the climate:

Climate Southeast Egypt per Month

Climate Southeast Egypt per Month

Southeast Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. 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.

 
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UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 21°C 23°C 25°C 28°C 31°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 23°C
Night 16°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 24°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 27°C 24°C 21°C 18°C
Water 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C
Precip 1
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1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Dry
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30 28 31 29 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 31
Sun hours
per day
7 7 9 12 12 13 12 12 10 10 9 7
Wind force
in 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
Climate data from: Marsa Alam


Climate Southeast Egypt january

On average, it is maximum 21° in january in Southeast Egypt and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt february

On average, it is maximum 23° in february in Southeast Egypt and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Southeast Egypt and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Southeast Egypt and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In april there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt may

On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Southeast Egypt and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In may there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt june

On average, it is maximum 33° in june in Southeast Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt july

On average, it is maximum 34° in july in Southeast Egypt and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt august

On average, it is maximum 35° in august in Southeast Egypt and at least around 29° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt september

On average, it is maximum 33° in september in Southeast Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Southeast Egypt and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Southeast Egypt and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° 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 Egypt.

Climate Southeast Egypt december

On average, it is maximum 23° in december in Southeast Egypt and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt per Month

Climate Northeast Egypt per Month

Northeast Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. 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.

 
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UV-index
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Day 21°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 22°C
Night 17°C 18°C 19°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 18°C
Water 25°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 26°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C
Precip 4
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30 27 30 28 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 30
Sun hours
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7 7 9 12 12 13 13 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force
in 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
Climate data from: Sharm el Sheikh


Climate Northeast Egypt january

On average, it is maximum 21° in january in Northeast Egypt and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt february

On average, it is maximum 22° in february in Northeast Egypt and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt march

On average, it is maximum 24° in march in Northeast Egypt and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Northeast Egypt and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In april there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Northeast Egypt and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In may there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt june

On average, it is maximum 33° in june in Northeast Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt july

On average, it is maximum 34° in july in Northeast Egypt and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt august

On average, it is maximum 35° in august in Northeast Egypt and at least around 29° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt september

On average, it is maximum 33° in september in Northeast Egypt and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Northeast Egypt and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Northeast Egypt and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Egypt.

Climate Northeast Egypt december

On average, it is maximum 22° in december in Northeast Egypt and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt per Month

Climate North Egypt per Month

North Egypt has the desert climate prevailing. 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.

 
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Wind force
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UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 19°C 22°C 25°C 28°C 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 25°C 20°C
Night 10°C 18°C 19°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 27°C 26°C 16°C 12°C
Precip 0
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1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Dry
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30 27 31 29 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 29
Sun hours
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7 7 9 12 12 13 13 12 10 10 7 7
Wind force
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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
Climate data from: Cairo


Climate North Egypt january

On average, it is maximum 19° in january in North Egypt 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 Egypt.

Climate North Egypt february

On average, it is maximum 22° in february in North Egypt and at least around 18° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in North Egypt and at least around 19° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in North Egypt and at least around 21° degrees. In april there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in North Egypt and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt june

On average, it is maximum 33° in june in North Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt july

On average, it is maximum 34° in july in North Egypt and at least around 28° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt august

On average, it is maximum 35° in august in North Egypt and at least around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt september

On average, it is maximum 33° in september in North Egypt and at least around 27° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in North Egypt and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Egypt.

Climate North Egypt november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in North Egypt 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 Egypt.

Climate North Egypt december

On average, it is maximum 20° in december in North Egypt 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 Egypt.

14 day weather forecast Egypt

14 day weather forecast Egypt

The weather for Cairo in Egypt will be around 39° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
7 Jul
Enkele wolken 40°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
We
8 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 36°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 10
Th
9 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 36°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 9
Fr
10 Jul
Enkele wolken 39°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 11
Sa
11 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 41°C 25°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 11
Su
12 Jul
Enkele wolken 41°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 11
Mo
13 Jul
Helder hemel 41°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 11

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
14 Jul
Helder hemel 40°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 11
We
15 Jul
Enkele wolken 40°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 11
Th
16 Jul
Helder hemel 39°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 11
Fr
17 Jul
Enkele wolken 38°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
Sa
18 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 40°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 2
Su
19 Jul
Helder hemel 39°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
Mo
20 Jul
Helder hemel 40°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
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Exchange rate Egyptian pound (EGP) 7 july 2020

1 Egyptian pound = 1,06 South African rand
100 Egyptian pound = 105,69 South African rand

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100 South African rand = 94,58 Egyptian pound

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In Egypt it is now 14:19 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 7 july 2020. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Egypt is Africa/Cairo and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Recommended vaccinations

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