Cairo weather in October (Cairo Governate, Egypt)

Looking to travel to Cairo in October? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Cairo the weather in October is generally perfect, characterized by very high temperatures and almost no rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 88°F (show in °C), while night temperatures can drop to 66°F. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Cairo in October usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 0.1 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 1 day of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 304 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, October is one of the better months to visit Cairo. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.

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


Cairo, monthly averages in October

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 66°F  
Max Temperature 88.3°F  
Chance of Rain 2%  
Precipitation 0.1 inches  
Rainy days 1 day  
Humidity 60%  
Windspeed 7 mph  
Sunshine 304 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 82%  

Where to go in Egypt in October

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 October?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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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.