Egypt weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Egypt weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Egypt is expected to be 25°C, while the average maximum temperature in February is 24°C. The weather guide for Egypt shown below is for Luxor. Read more about the weather in Egypt.

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Egypt weather averages

Check Egypt weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in Egypt are June and July with an average maximum temperature of 40°C. The sunniest months are June, July and August with on average 12 hours of bright sunshine per day. The Egypt weather averages shown below are for Luxor.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

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Egypt weather today

Here is the weather in Egypt today, Friday 24th February 2017. Expect clear skies in Egypt with a maximum temperature of 25°C and 11 hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 mm of rainfall expected and a light breeze of 7 kph from the north-east. The weather forecast shown below is for Luxor.

  • 25
    °C maximum temperature
  • 7
    °C minimum temperature
  • clear skies
  • 11
    hours of sunshine
  • 0
    mm of rainfall expected
  • 0
    no heat & humidity
  • 7
    kph wind from NE

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Egypt weather overview

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
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.

Egypt holiday weather averages by month

Check Egypt holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Egypt weather with the United States

Below the Egypt weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Egypt (Luxor) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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