The best times to visit Aswan for ideal weather are

November 12th to March 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Aswan Travel Info

Weather in Aswan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Aswan vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Aswan, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 109.3°F (42.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 84.2°F (29°C) at night.

Aswan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Aswan Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Aswan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Aswan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Aswan Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 75.2 62.6 50.6
Feb 80.8 67.4 54.3
Mar 88.4 74.5 60.6
Apr 96.3 82.6 68.1
May 102.9 89.8 75.7
Jun 107.6 94.6 80.6
Jul 108 95.8 82.6
Aug 108.2 95.9 83
Sep 104.2 91.3 78.5
Oct 98 84.9 72.4
Nov 86.9 74.2 62.1
Dec 77.7 65.3 53.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24 17 10.3
Feb 27.1 19.7 12.4
Mar 31.3 23.6 15.9
Apr 35.7 28.1 20.1
May 39.4 32.1 24.3
Jun 42 34.8 27
Jul 42.2 35.4 28.1
Aug 42.3 35.5 28.3
Sep 40.1 32.9 25.8
Oct 36.7 29.4 22.4
Nov 30.5 23.4 16.7
Dec 25.4 18.5 11.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Aswan are February, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Aswan? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Aswan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Aswan (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Aswan has no months that would be considered humid, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is May (9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (28.1%).

Wind in Aswan is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by August and July. June’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Aswan.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 26.8%
Feb 19.2%
Mar 13.5%
Apr 9.6%
May 9%
Jun 9.4%
Jul 10.6%
Aug 11.7%
Sep 14.2%
Oct 17.4%
Nov 23.8%
Dec 28.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Aswan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Egypt; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 30, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Aswan, Egypt is January, followed by November and December. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Aswan in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.3 in June means 31.3% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Aswan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 106.8°F (41.6°C) and 83°F (28.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Aswan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 104.9°F (40.5°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Aswan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 72.6°F (22.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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