El Alamein weather in January (Matruh , Egypt)

The average maximum daytime temperature in El Alamein in January lies at 18.5°C (65.3°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 9.0°C (48.2°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 51mm (2.0 inches). There are generally around 11 rainy days. The sun will occasionally show itself with 190 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 18.0°C (64.4°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 9 °C
Max Temperature 18 °C
Water Temperature 18 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 51mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 190
* Climate data from: Alexandria, Egypt (98 KM, 61 Miles).

Where to stay in El Alamein

Where to go in Egypt in January

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for El Alamein (Matruh )

Tue   Feb 07
15°C | 7°C
NW 25 km/h
0.2 mm
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Wed   Feb 08
15°C | 7°C
N 14 km/h
0.9 mm
broken clouds and slight rain

broken clouds and slight rain

Thu   Feb 09
16°C | 8°C
N 14 km/h
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

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