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The weather guide for Egypt (Cairo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Cairo?

The hottest time of year in Cairo is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 35°C with very high heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Cairo?

It never rains much in Cairo but January usually has the most rain with an average of 5mm. There are normally 4 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Cairo?

The sunniest time of year in Cairo is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 85% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the flight time to Egypt from the UK?

The flight time to Egypt from the UK is typically 5.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Egypt and the UK?

The time difference between Egypt and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Egypt?

The main language spoken in Egypt is Arabic.

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What is the currency in Egypt?

The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP).

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Which plugs are used in Egypt?

Egypt uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Egypt?

They drive on the right side of the road in Egypt.

Do you need a visa for Egypt?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Egypt.

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Compare Cairo weather with the USA

Below the Cairo weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Cairo, Egypt and the USA (Washington).

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