Weather in December in Egypt

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in December 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 December?

The weather conditions in Egypt in December are generally perfect. It is a winter month.

During December in Egypt, the average temperature ranges from pleasant in Ain Sokhna with 19°C (66°F) to high in Luxor with 25°C (76°F).

Precipitation in December ranges from almost non in Aswan with an average of 0mm (0inch) rainfall to moderate in Alexandria with 53mm (2.1inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 248 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 December

Find the average weather conditions in December 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 December for the 5 most popular destinations in Egypt?

Average weather in Hurghada

In December Hurghada generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 62°F 
264 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
23°C / 73°F 
13°C / 55°F 
248 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
January   >> January
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22°C / 71°F 
11°C / 52°F 
264 hours 
0.6mm / 0inch 
1 days 
Climate in Hurghada

Average weather in Cairo

In December Cairo generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (69°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
258 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
20°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
198 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
January   >> January
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
9°C / 48°F 
213 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
Climate in Cairo

Average weather in Sharm El Sheikh

In December Sharm El Sheikh generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 66°F 
271 hours 
3.5mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
23°C / 73°F 
15°C / 59°F 
247 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
0 days 
January   >> January
>>  
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 56°F 
278 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Sharm El Sheikh

Average weather in Luxor

In December Luxor generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (76°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Luxor
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
12°C / 53°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
25°C / 76°F 
7°C / 45°F 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
January   >> January
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
6°C / 42°F 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

Average weather in Dahab

In December Dahab generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (53°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Dahab
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 80°F 
16°C / 60°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
22°C / 72°F 
12°C / 53°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
January   >> January
>>  
21°C / 70°F 
10°C / 50°F 
1mm / 0inch 
1 day 
Climate in Dahab

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Is December the best time to go to Egypt?

In our opinion December is one of the best times to visit Egypt with commonly perfect 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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