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Best time to visit Alexandria, Egypt

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The best time to visit Alexandria is June-October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Alexandria? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Alexandria is a great destination to visit almost all year round, June-October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 32℃ (89℉) in Alexandria. The average low temperatures in winter float around 13℃ (56℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 12℃ (54℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Alexandria in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Alexandria in December – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Alexandria, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Alexandria seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Alexandria as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Alexandria is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Alexandria

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Alexandria for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Alexandria climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Alexandria for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Alexandria in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Alexandria in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Alexandria in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alexandria in April

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alexandria in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alexandria in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Alexandria in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Alexandria in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Alexandria in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Alexandria in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Alexandria in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alexandria in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alexandria in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Alexandria is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Alexandria is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Alexandria is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Alexandria, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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