What's the weather like?
The climate is typically hot and sunny throughout the year, and there is very little precipitation south of Cairo. Winters are generally mild, with daytime temperatures in Cairo averaging around 68°F/ 20°C. At night, temperatures in the capital can drop to 50°F/ 10°C or lower.
When is the best time of year to visit Egypt?
In terms of weather, the best time to visit Egypt is from October to April, when temperatures are at their most pleasant. However, December and January constitute peak tourist season, and iconic sights like the Pyramids of Giza, the Temples of Luxor and Abu Simbel can get crowded.