The best times to visit El Faiyûm for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 29th

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


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Weather in El Faiyûm

Temperature

Average temperatures in El Faiyûm vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 68th 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 El Faiyûm, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 96.8°F (36°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77°F (25°C) at night.

El Faiyûm Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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El Faiyûm 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.

El Faiyûm Perceived Temperature (F)

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El Faiyûm Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average El Faiyûm 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan66.958.550.3
Feb69.86152.4
Mar76.265.856
Apr82.871.460.5
May90.178.567.2
Jun94.683.372.5
Jul95.284.675
Aug9685.576.4
Sep92.582.373.6
Oct86.176.568
Nov77.668.760.6
Dec70.161.553.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan19.414.710.2
Feb2116.111.3
Mar24.618.813.3
Apr28.221.915.8
May32.325.819.6
Jun34.828.522.5
Jul35.129.223.9
Aug35.629.724.7
Sep33.627.923.1
Oct30.124.720
Nov25.320.415.9
Dec21.216.411.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in El Faiyûm are March, 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 to mid January with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in El Faiyûm? 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 El Faiyûm.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan1%00.1
Feb2%00.1
Mar0%00
Apr0%00.1
May0%00.2
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00.2
Sep0%00
Oct1%00
Nov2%00.5
Dec1%00.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan100.3
Feb200.3
Mar000
Apr000.3
May000.5
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000.5
Sep000
Oct100
Nov201.3
Dec101.8

 

Humidity and Wind

El Faiyûm has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (33.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (50.8%).

Wind in El Faiyûm is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.1 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 to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.4Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Feb7.4Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Mar8.2Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Apr8.1Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
May8Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Jun7.7Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Jul6.9Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Aug6.6Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
Sep7Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Oct6.8Light breeze12.6Significant breeze
Nov5.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Dec6.4Light breeze12Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.1%
Feb41.6%
Mar38.6%
Apr34.5%
May33.2%
Jun37.2%
Jul45.6%
Aug46.3%
Sep45.6%
Oct47.7%
Nov50.8%
Dec48.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to El Faiyûm?

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 El Faiyûm, Egypt is January, followed by July and August. 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 El Faiyûm in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.7 in December means 58.7% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall El Faiyûm Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 71.6°F (22°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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in El Faiyûm, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 75°F (23.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in El Faiyûm to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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