Egypt Weather

   
 
 

Check on the weather in Egypt before you book your holiday. Whatever kind of trip you are planning, take a look at today's temperature, the outlook for tomorrow and what the weather is usually like at this time of year. The weather guide shown below is for Luxor. Read more

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An overview of Egypt weather

The popularity of Egypt as a holiday destination stems not only from its ancient heritage but also from its climate. With vast tracts of the country lying actually inside the Sahara, it is one of the world's sunniest environments throughout the year. Cairo averages 11 hours of sunshine a day in the peak summer and 8 hours in the winter.


River Nile, Egypt © Minh Nguyen - Fotolia.com

An exception to the sunny norm is Egypt's Mediterranean coast where the winters (November to March), although warm, can bring cloudy days and short periods of rain. More testing, on the coast and in the Nile Delta, are the spring months (March to May) when the Khamsin desert winds can blow strongly and send temperatures soaring making life unpleasant.

What to pack for Egypt weather

A combination of light and warm clothing is most appropriate. Very hot daytime temperatures plunge dramatically after sundown.

Map of Egypt

Select a destination from the Egypt Map to view the holiday weather guide. Alternatively, select from the list of destinations below the map. Can't find the Egypt weather destination you are after? Try the Destination Search.

Abu Simbel   Ain Soukhna   Alexandria   Aswan   Asyut   Cairo   Dahab   El Gouna   El Quseir   Hurghada   Luxor   Makadi Bay   Marsa Alam   Marsa Matruh   Nuweiba   Safaga   Soma Bay   St Catherine   Taba   Taba Heights  

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Egypt weather by month

Check the weather for a particular month in Egypt by selecting a month from the list below. Alternatively check which month usually has the Best Weather in Egypt. If you are not sure where to go, why not try our Holiday Planner.

   
 
 

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