Weather in October in Egypt

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October 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 October?

The weather in Egypt in October ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Mersa Matruh with 26°C (79°F) to very warm temperatures in Luxor with 36°C (96°F). Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Asyut with 0mm (0inch) rainfall to low in Mersa Matruh with 19mm (0.7inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 277 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 October

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

Average weather in Hurghada

In October Hurghada generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°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
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
302 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
277 hours 
0.7mm / 0inch 
0 days 
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 62°F 
264 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
Climate in Hurghada

Average weather in Cairo

In October Cairo generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and almost non 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
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 69°F 
310 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
29°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
304 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
1 days 
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
258 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
Climate in Cairo

Average weather in Sharm El Sheikh

In October Sharm El Sheikh generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°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
36°C / 96°F 
27°C / 80°F 
331 hours 
0.1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
311 hours 
0.8mm / 0inch 
0 days 
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 66°F 
271 hours 
3.5mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
Climate in Sharm El Sheikh

Average weather in Luxor

In October Luxor generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Luxor
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
39°C / 102°F 
22°C / 71°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
36°C / 96°F 
18°C / 64°F 
1mm / 0inch 
1 days 
29°C / 84°F 
12°C / 53°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

Average weather in Dahab

In October Dahab generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°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
34°C / 92°F 
24°C / 74°F 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
31°C / 87°F 
20°C / 68°F 
1mm / 0inch 
1 day 
27°C / 80°F 
16°C / 60°F 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
Climate in Dahab

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

Is October the best time to go to Egypt?

In our opinion October 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, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Hurghada. The worst months are July and August that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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