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.

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.

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Climate guide for Egypt

Destination Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Abu Simbel 61°F 0mm 65°F 0mm 70°F 0mm 80°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 96°F 0mm 95°F 0mm 95°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 87°F 0mm 75°F 0mm 64°F 0mm
Alexandria 55°F 2mm 57°F 0mm 61°F 4mm 65°F 0mm 74°F 0mm 80°F 0mm 83°F 0mm 82°F 0mm 80°F 0mm 76°F 0mm 71°F 0mm 62°F 0mm
Aswan 58°F 0mm 65°F 0mm 71°F 0mm 79°F 0mm 92°F 0mm 97°F 0mm 96°F 0mm 96°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 87°F 0mm 75°F 0mm 64°F 0mm
Cairo 57°F 0mm 60°F 0mm 64°F 0mm 70°F 0mm 82°F 0mm 85°F 0mm 87°F 0mm 87°F 0mm 82°F 0mm 79°F 0mm 72°F 0mm 62°F 0mm
Hurghada 62°F 0mm 65°F 0mm 68°F 0mm 75°F 0mm 86°F 0mm 92°F 0mm 93°F 0mm 92°F 0mm 88°F 0mm 83°F 0mm 75°F 0mm 66°F 0mm
Luxor 57°F 0mm 63°F 0mm 68°F 0mm 78°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 95°F 0mm 95°F 0mm 94°F 0mm 89°F 0mm 84°F 0mm 74°F 0mm 62°F 0mm
Nile 66°F 1mm 62°F 21mm 60°F 54mm 53°F 31mm 49°F 53mm 44°F 58mm 45°F 68mm 44°F 20mm 48°F 38mm 52°F 15mm 54°F 22mm 60°F 11mm
Sharm el Sheikh 64°F 0mm 67°F 0mm 70°F 0mm 76°F 0mm 87°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 92°F 0mm 91°F 0mm 89°F 0mm 84°F 0mm 77°F 0mm 68°F 0mm
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