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Egypt temperatures in January

January in Egypt has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from pleasant in Marsa Matruh with 18°C to high temperatures in Aswan with 24°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 11°C in Aswan and 12°C in Marsa Matruh. During January, winter is in full swing. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Egypt in January?

Explore the map below to discover average January temperatures at the top destinations in Egypt. For a deeper dive, simply click on any destination dot.

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Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in January in Egypt?
  • From a thorough analysis of our records, Aswan clearly dominates in terms of high temperatures. The city witnesses daytime temperatures hovering around 24°C, and evenings that remain near 11°C.

  • What is the coldest city in January in Egypt?
  • For the month of January, Marsa Matruh is the most temperate city in Egypt based on our records. With highs averaging 18°C and nighttime temperatures dipping to around 12°C.

  • How much sun does Egypt get in January?
  • Hurghada enjoys close to 264 hours of sunlight. This not only brightens the days but also uplifts the atmosphere during the month.

  • What is the water's temperature in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 23°C in Sharm El Sheikh this month, a rehreshing temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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