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Gharbia Governorate weather in May

Thinking about venturing to Gharbia Governorate this May 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 Gharbia Governorate in May?

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

You can expect very warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 33°C and nighttime temperatures around 18°C in Tanta. 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 1.1 mm in Tanta. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 327 hours of sunshine in Tanta. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

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

Where to go in Gharbia Governorate in May

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Gharbia Governorate 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 most popular destinonation in Gharbia Governorate?


In May Tanta 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.

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<<   April April
282 hours 
2.9 mm 
1 day 
327 hours 
1.1 mm 
1 day 
June   >> June
359 hours 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Tanta

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Is May the best time to visit Gharbia Governorate?

We believe that May is one of the best times to visit Gharbia Governorate with overall perfect weather in Tanta. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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

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