Cairo weather in March (Cairo Governate, Egypt)

What can you expect from the weather in Cairo during March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Cairo the weather in March is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 25°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 12°C.

Cairo in March usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 5.5 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 2 days of rainfall is expected.

With around 270 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, March 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 March

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 12°C  
Max Temperature 25°C  
Chance of Rain 8%  
Precipitation 5.5 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 53%  
Windspeed 14 km/h  
Sunshine 270 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 73%  

Where to go in Egypt in March

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in March 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 March?

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 March.

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.