Climate of Egypt
Best time to go
Egypt is almost entirely in the tropical arid zone.
The air is dry. Only by the Mediterranean coast does one get some rainfall. Spring (until May) is a gentle, sunny although season with sudden changes in temperature.
Summer temperatures are high throughout, with an increase in temperature going south.
The best tourist season is autumn, and even the period from December to February in Upper Egypt.
The months of June, July and August are generally the hottest and December to January is classed as winter, though it’s never cold in the sense that we are used to in most of Europe.
The Sinai Peninsula :The climate is basically hot and dry. Summer is very hot with temperatures up to 40°C, but winters are much cooler averaging a pleasant 18°C
Months Periods Seasons January Winter February Winter March Spring April Spring May Spring June Summer July Summer August Summer September Autumn October Autumn November Autumn December Winter
Ideal time to go Average to good time to go Unfavorable period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aag Sep Oct Nov Dec Cairo 09-19 10-20 12-23 15-28 18-32 21-34 23-35 23-35 22-33 19-30 15-25 11-31 Luxor 07-23 08-25 12-29 17-35 21-39 24-41 25-41 25-41 22-35 19-35 13-29 08-24 Alexandria 09-18 09-18 11-21 14-24 17-26 21-29 23-30 24-31 22-30 19-28 14-24 10-20 Aswan 09-19 11-20 15-23 20-28 24-32 26-34 27-35 27-35 25-33 22-30 16-25 11-35Source : www.worldweatheronline.com
Cities Miles Hours Cairo - Aswan 527 11h Luxor - Aswan 133 3h Cairo - Alexandria 139 2h37 Alexandria - Aswan 662 13h24 Cairo - Ste Katherine 278 6h30 Cairo - S. El sheikh 315 7h25By plane Cairo - Aswan Cairo - Luxor Le Caire - S. El sheikh Time 1h25 1h10 1hSource : google Maps - egyptair.com