Cairo weather in December (Cairo Governate, Egypt)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in December. The average maximum daytime temperature in Cairo in December lies at 22.0°C (71.6°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 10.8°C (51.44°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is extremely low with an average of 3mm (0.1 inches). There are generally around 2 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 198 hours of sunshine during the entire month. December is known as one of the best months to visit Cairo.


Cairo, monthly averages in December

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 51 °F  
Max Temperature 71 °F  
Chance of Rain 9%  
Precipitation 0 in  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 61%  
Sunshine 198 hrs  
Percentage Sunshine 62%  

Where to go in Egypt in December

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? For visitors traveling to Cairo we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Outdoor sports

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