Best Time to Visit Egypt

The best time to visit Egypt is from October to April, when temperatures are cooler and sightseeing in the exposed desert landscape is more comfortable. September and May in Egypt are still good times to visit but temperatures will begin to rise. Even in Egypt’s coolest months, temperatures across the country will reach 20°C.

Best time to visit

Egypt’s summer is incredibly hot, with temperatures often reaching 35 to 40°C. Egypt heat is a dry heat, and travel in summer means fewer visitors and lower prices. Travel to Egypt during summer requires careful consideration and whether you plan to travel in the height of summer, or the dead of winter, our specialists will be able to talk you through the expected experience for each season and help you choose the travel month that is right for you.

Climate guide for Egypt

, Egypt

Average temperatures (Celcious) and rainfall (mm)

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Feb
34°C 0mm
Mar
39°C 0mm
Apr
42°C 0mm
May
45°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
45°C 0mm
Aug
45°C 0mm
Sep
45°C 0mm
Oct
42°C 0mm
Nov
35°C 0mm
Dec
30°C 0mm
Jan
22°C 3mm
Feb
25°C 1mm
Mar
31°C 1mm
Apr
35°C 0mm
May
41°C 0mm
Jun
39°C 0mm
Jul
34°C 0mm
Aug
34°C 0mm
Sep
35°C 0mm
Oct
33°C 0mm
Nov
29°C 1mm
Dec
25°C 2mm
Jan
30°C 0mm
Feb
34°C 0mm
Mar
39°C 0mm
Apr
42°C 0mm
May
45°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
45°C 0mm
Aug
45°C 0mm
Sep
45°C 0mm
Oct
42°C 0mm
Nov
35°C 0mm
Dec
30°C 0mm
Jan
24°C 1mm
Feb
28°C 1mm
Mar
32°C 1mm
Apr
36°C 0mm
May
42°C 1mm
Jun
41°C 0mm
Jul
38°C 0mm
Aug
38°C 0mm
Sep
38°C 0mm
Oct
35°C 1mm
Nov
29°C 1mm
Dec
27°C 1mm
Jan
27°C 0mm
Feb
31°C 0mm
Mar
37°C 0mm
Apr
40°C 0mm
May
44°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
44°C 0mm
Aug
44°C 0mm
Sep
44°C 0mm
Oct
40°C 0mm
Nov
33°C 0mm
Dec
27°C 0mm
Jan
28°C 0mm
Feb
32°C 0mm
Mar
38°C 0mm
Apr
41°C 0mm
May
45°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
45°C 0mm
Aug
44°C 0mm
Sep
44°C 0mm
Oct
40°C 0mm
Nov
34°C 0mm
Dec
28°C 0mm
Jan
28°C 0mm
Feb
32°C 0mm
Mar
37°C 0mm
Apr
40°C 0mm
May
45°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
45°C 0mm
Aug
45°C 0mm
Sep
44°C 0mm
Oct
41°C 0mm
Nov
33°C 0mm
Dec
27°C 0mm
Jan
27°C 0mm
Feb
31°C 0mm
Mar
37°C 0mm
Apr
40°C 0mm
May
44°C 0mm
Jun
46°C 0mm
Jul
44°C 0mm
Aug
44°C 0mm
Sep
44°C 0mm
Oct
40°C 0mm
Nov
33°C 0mm
Dec
27°C 0mm
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