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Climate in Cairo (Cairo Governate), Egypt

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Cairo

Thu   May 30
31°C | 21°C
NW 14 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Fri   May 31
33°C | 22°C
NE 22 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Sat   Jun 01
35°C | 25°C
NE 22 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

The best time of year to visit Cairo in Egypt

The best months to go to Cairo are from mid September through to March. The weather is not so hot during these months. That makes it a perfect winter escape for many visitors from Europe and Russia.

During the months of January, February, March and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Cairo?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 36°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Cairo?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 20°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Cairo?
    February tops the wettest month list with 6 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Cairo?
    June is the driest month with 0 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Cairo?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 363 hours of sunshine.

  • No idea where to travel to this year? We have a tool that recommends destinations based on your ideal conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.