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.

Monthly Climate Guide for Egypt

, Egypt

Average temperatures (Celsius) and rainfall (mm)

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
18°C 3mm
Feb
19°C 1mm
Mar
20°C 1mm
Apr
24°C 0mm
May
26°C 0mm
Jun
29°C 0mm
Jul
30°C 0mm
Aug
31°C 0mm
Sep
30°C 0mm
Oct
27°C 0mm
Nov
24°C 1mm
Dec
20°C 2mm
Jan
23°C 0mm
Feb
25°C 0mm
Mar
30°C 0mm
Apr
35°C 0mm
May
39°C 0mm
Jun
41°C 0mm
Jul
42°C 0mm
Aug
49°C 0mm
Sep
40°C 0mm
Oct
36°C 0mm
Nov
29°C 0mm
Dec
24°C 0mm
Jan
19°C 1mm
Feb
20°C 1mm
Mar
23°C 1mm
Apr
28°C 0mm
May
32°C 1mm
Jun
34°C 0mm
Jul
35°C 0mm
Aug
35°C 0mm
Sep
33°C 0mm
Oct
30°C 1mm
Nov
25°C 1mm
Dec
20°C 1mm
Jan
22°C 0mm
Feb
23°C 0mm
Mar
26°C 0mm
Apr
30°C 0mm
May
34°C 0mm
Jun
36°C 0mm
Jul
37°C 0mm
Aug
37°C 0mm
Sep
35°C 0mm
Oct
32°C 0mm
Nov
27°C 0mm
Dec
23°C 0mm
Jan
23°C 0mm
Feb
25°C 0mm
Mar
29°C 0mm
Apr
35°C 0mm
May
39°C 0mm
Jun
41°C 0mm
Jul
41°C 0mm
Aug
41°C 0mm
Sep
39°C 0mm
Oct
35°C 0mm
Nov
29°C 0mm
Dec
34°C 0mm
Jan
20°C 0mm
Feb
21°C 0mm
Mar
24°C 0mm
Apr
27°C 0mm
May
30°C 0mm
Jun
33°C 0mm
Jul
34°C 0mm
Aug
34°C 0mm
Sep
33°C 0mm
Oct
30°C 0mm
Nov
25°C 0mm
Dec
21°C 0mm
Jan
23°C 0mm
Feb
25°C 0mm
Mar
27°C 0mm
Apr
31°C 0mm
May
34°C 0mm
Jun
37°C 0mm
Jul
38°C 0mm
Aug
39°C 0mm
Sep
36°C 0mm
Oct
33°C 0mm
Nov
28°C 0mm
Dec
24°C 0mm
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