Best time to visit Cairo

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Cairo by month

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When is the best time to visit Cairo?

The best time to visit Cairo is March, April and November based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cairo19
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Cairo21
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Cairo24
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Cairo29
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cairo32
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Cairo35
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Cairo35
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cairo35
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Cairo33
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Cairo30
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Cairo25
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cairo21

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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Best time to visit

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.

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