Map of Cairo in Egypt

Cairo Climate

Cairo is the capital of Egypt in Africa.

Best time to visit Cairo

The best time to visit Cairo will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months April, May, June, July, August, September and October. Other great months to visit Cairo are January, February, March, November and December when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F.


The warmest time of year in Cairo is in July when it is 28.35°C / 83.0°F on average, but could get up to 34.7°C / 94.5°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Cairo is in January when it is 13.95°C / 57.1°F on average, but could get down to 9°C / 57.1°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 5 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 7 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Cairo Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Cairo which resides in Egypt.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C13.9515.0517.5521.4524.852728.3528.1526.5523.319.4515.35
Max Temperature in °C18.920.423.528.33233.934.734.232.629.224.820.3
Min Temperature in °C99.711.614.617.720.12222.120.517.414.110.4

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F57.159.163.670.676.780.683.082.779.873.967.059.6
Max Temperature in °F66.068.774.382.989.693.094.593.690.784.676.668.5
Min Temperature in °F48.249.552.958.363.968.271.671.868.963.357.450.7

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Cairo throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM53.83.81.10.50.10000.73.85.9
Total rainfall in Inches0.20.10.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.2
Total number of rainy days3.52.71.90.90.50.10000.51.32.8
Chances of rain