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Cairo Governate weather in May

Are you planning a trip to Cairo Governate in May and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Cairo Governate in May?

Cairo Governate is a region in Egypt. May in Cairo Governate generally has very warm temperatures, with almost no precipitation.

The average maximum temperatures are very warm and range from 33°C in Cairo to 39°C in Luxor. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C in Luxor and 18°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.

May is a very dry month with an average rainfall of around 0.7 mm in Cairo. Meanwhile, Cairo enjoys close to 324 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

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

Where to go in Cairo Governate in May

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 May for the 2 most popular destinations in Cairo Governate?

Cairo

In May Cairo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cairo
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
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29°C 
15°C 
291 hours 
1.4 mm 
1 day 
33°C 
18°C 
324 hours 
0.7 mm 
1 day 
June   >> June
>>  
36°C 
21°C 
358 hours 
0.1 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Cairo

Luxor

In May Luxor generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 39°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Luxor
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
34°C 
18°C 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
39°C 
23°C 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
41°C 
25°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Luxor

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Is May the best time to visit Cairo Governate?

We consider May to be one of the best times to travel to Cairo Governate. Typically, the climate in Cairo is perfect.

Generally speaking, January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December provide perfect weather in Cairo. On the other hand, the weather in June, July and August tend to be unpleasant.

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