Weather in August in Egypt

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Egypt. Is this month a good time to go to Egypt? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Egypt in August?

The weather conditions in Egypt in August range from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During August in Egypt, the average temperature ranges from high in Mersa Matruh with 29°C (84°F) to very high in Luxor with 40°C (105°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C (74°F) in Luxor and 21°C (70°F) in Mersa Matruh. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

August is a very dry month with an average rainfall around 0mm (0inch) in Hurghada. It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 322 hours of sunshine in Hurghada during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Egypt.

Where to go in Egypt in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Egypt on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Egypt

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Egypt?

Average weather in Hurghada

In August Hurghada generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (80°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Hurghada
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
36°C / 97°F 
27°C / 80°F 
352 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
36°C / 97°F 
26°C / 80°F 
322 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
302 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Hurghada

Average weather in Cairo

In August Cairo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cairo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
22°C / 72°F 
363 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
34°C / 93°F 
22°C / 72°F 
350 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 69°F 
310 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Cairo

Average weather in Sharm El Sheikh

In August Sharm El Sheikh generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 38°C (100°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 28°C (82°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Sharm El Sheikh
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
38°C / 100°F 
27°C / 81°F 
401 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
38°C / 100°F 
28°C / 82°F 
372 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
36°C / 96°F 
27°C / 80°F 
331 hours 
0.1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Sharm El Sheikh

Average weather in Luxor

In August Luxor generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 40°C (105°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Luxor
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
41°C / 106°F 
24°C / 74°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
40°C / 105°F 
23°C / 74°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
39°C / 102°F 
22°C / 71°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

Average weather in Dahab

In August Dahab generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Dahab
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
36°C / 96°F 
25°C / 77°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
36°C / 97°F 
25°C / 77°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
34°C / 92°F 
24°C / 74°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Dahab

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Egypt.

Is August the best time to go to Egypt?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Egypt with commonly unpleasant weather in Hurghada.

On average the best time to visit Egypt is in January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Hurghada. The worst months are June, July and August that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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