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Weather in August in Cairo Governate

Planning a journey to Cairo Governate this August and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Cairo Governate in August?

Cairo Governate is a region in Egypt. August in Cairo Governate generally has very warm temperatures, with almost no precipitation. August falls during the summer season.

Temperatures

The average maximum temperatures are very warm and range from 36°C in Cairo to 41°C in Luxor. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 26°C in Luxor and 23°C in Cairo. The temperatures mentioned for daytime and nighttime are general averages. However there can be days that surpass these temperatures. So equip yourself with clothing that can handle the potential heat.

Precipitation

August is a very dry month with an average rainfall of around 0.3 mm in Cairo.

Average sunshine

Meanwhile, Cairo enjoys close to 350 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Cairo Governate in August, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Cairo Governate climate page.

Where to go in Cairo Governate in August

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Cairo Governate on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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

What is the weather like in August for the 2 most popular destinations in Cairo Governate?

Cairo

In August Cairo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Cairo
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<<   July July
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36°C 
23°C 
363 hours 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
36°C 
23°C 
350 hours 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
35°C 
22°C 
310 hours 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Cairo

Luxor

In August Luxor generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 41°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Luxor
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<<   July July
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41°C 
26°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
41°C 
26°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
39°C 
24°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

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

Is August the best time to visit Cairo Governate?

In our opinion, August may not be the ideal time to visit Cairo Governate due to the typically unpleasant weather in Cairo.

On average, the best time to visit Cairo Governate is in January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Cairo. On the other hand, the months of June, July and August tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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