In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 40℃ (104℉) in Cairo, Egypt. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 8℃ (47℉) around January-time. In other areas of Egypt, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Egypt, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Egypt in March – It’s the wettest month of the year.Discover top destinations in Egypt below and find out everything you need to know about when to travel, including detailed climate and weather information, and tools to help you find the best prices to help you book your trip.
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Egypt is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Egypt
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
|Sharm El Sheikh||March-May||↑↓||21℃16℃||22℃18℃||24℃19℃||27℃22℃||31℃25℃||33℃27℃||34℃28℃||35℃29℃||33℃27℃||30℃26℃||26℃22℃||22℃18℃|