Abu Simbel weather in May (Aswan Governorate, Egypt)

This month is known as an extremely hot month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Abu Simbel in May lies at 39.6°C (103.28°F). Even in the evening it is hot and steamy. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 23.7°C (74.66°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is extremely low with an average of 2mm (0.1 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 0 rainy days. It is also invariably a very sunny time of year with 326 hours of sun during the entire month.


Abu Simbel, monthly averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 23 °C  
Max Temperature 39 °C  
Chance of Rain 0%  
Precipitation 1mm  
Rainy days 0 days  
Humidity 20% *  
Sunshine 326 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 86% *  
* Data from: Wadi Halfa, Sudan (63 KM, 39 Miles).

Where to stay in Abu Simbel


Where to go in Egypt in May

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in May 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 May? Visitors traveling to Abu Simbel might want to wear airy clothing, t-shirts and other summer cloths. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

What To Do

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


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