Cairo weather in February (Cairo Governate, Egypt)

Curious about the February weather in Cairo? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Cairo the weather in February is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. February falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 22°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 10°C.

Cairo in February usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 6.2 mm (show in inches) for the month. While this month ranks highest for annual rainfall, the precipitation averages are still quite light. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 3 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 238 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, February is a great time to visit. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cairo climate page with graphs.


Cairo, monthly averages in February

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 9.9°C  
Max Temperature 21.7°C  
Chance of Rain 10%  
Precipitation 6.2 mm  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 54%  
Windspeed 14 km/h  
Sunshine 238 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 75%  

Where to go in Egypt in February

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in February 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 should you wear in Cairo in February?

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.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Cairo.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Egypt? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Egypt. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.