Egypt weather in March

Thinking about venturing to Egypt this March and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Egypt in March?

In March, Egypt experiences a range of weather conditions, with temperatures that range from pleasant to very warm and precipitation levels ranging from almost none to low.

During the day the temperature is pleasant in Ras El Bar at 20°C and very warm in Abu Simbel at 31°C. As night falls, temperatures generally drop to 17°C in Abu Simbel and 15°C in Ras El Bar.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From almost no rainfall in Abu Simbel with an average of 0.1 mm to low rainfall in Arish with 18 mm. The city Hurghada usually sees around 276 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Egypt for March, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Egypt climate page.

Where to go in Egypt in March

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Egypt

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

Average weather in Hurghada

In March Hurghada generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and almost no 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
22°C 
15°C 
277 hours 
1 mm 
0 days 
24°C 
17°C 
276 hours 
1.5 mm 
0 days 
April   >> April
>>  
27°C 
20°C 
288 hours 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Hurghada

Average weather in Cairo

In March Cairo generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C 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
22°C 
10°C 
238 hours 
6.2 mm 
3 days 
25°C 
12°C 
270 hours 
5.5 mm 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
29°C 
15°C 
291 hours 
1.4 mm 
1 day 
Climate in Cairo

Average weather in Sharm El Sheikh

In March Sharm El Sheikh generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and almost no 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
24°C 
15°C 
250 hours 
2.1 mm 
1 day 
27°C 
17°C 
309 hours 
2.1 mm 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
30°C 
21°C 
299 hours 
0.5 mm 
1 day 
Climate in Sharm El Sheikh

Average weather in Luxor

In March Luxor generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and almost no 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
25°C 
10°C 
0.4 mm 
0 days 
29°C 
14°C 
0.5 mm 
0 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C 
18°C 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

Average weather in Dahab

In March Dahab generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and low 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
22°C 
14°C 
5.1 mm 
1 day 
24°C 
16°C 
5.4 mm 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C 
19°C 
1.7 mm 
1 day 
Climate in Dahab

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Is March the best time to visit Egypt?

We believe that March is one of the best times to visit Egypt with overall perfect weather in Hurghada.

Generally speaking, January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December provide perfect weather in Hurghada.

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