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Best time to visit Luxor, Egypt

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The best time to visit Luxor is June-July

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Luxor? Look no further! June-July is the best time to go to Luxor due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The warmest month of the year in Luxor is August, where the average temperature gets to around 40℃ (104℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 42℃ (108℉) on the hottest days in summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Luxor is around 5℃ (41℉).

The days are longest in Luxor in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Luxor in May. Head over there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Luxor, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

Luxor seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Luxor

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 Luxor 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.

Luxor 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 Luxor 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Luxor in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Luxor in February

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Luxor in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Luxor in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 27%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Luxor in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 21%
  • 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 Luxor in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Luxor in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 18%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Luxor in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Luxor in June

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 19%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Luxor in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Luxor in July

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 21%
  • 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 Luxor in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Luxor in August

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • 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 Luxor in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Luxor in September

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 27%
  • 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 Luxor in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.

Luxor in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 33%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Luxor in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • 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 Luxor 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.


Luxor in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • 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 Luxor in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Luxor is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 40℃ (104℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Luxor 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 Luxor is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Luxor, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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