The best times to visit El Minya for ideal weather are
February 5th to April 29th
October 22nd to December 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
El Minya Travel Guide
Weather in El Minya
Average temperatures in El Minya 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 55th 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 Minya, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 100.5°F (38.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.6°F (23.7°C) at night.
El Minya Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
El Minya Temperatures (Celsius)
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 Minya Perceived Temperature (F)
El Minya Perceived Temperature (C)
Average El Minya 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in El Minya are February, March, and then May. 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 mid January with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.
When can you find snow in El Minya? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in El Minya.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in El Minya (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
El Minya has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (26.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (57%).
Wind in El Minya is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and September. June’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in El Minya.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.7||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.1||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||6.3||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.3||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.6||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.8||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.2||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to El Minya?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are strong travel warnings and regional advisories for Egypt; avoid non-essential travel and all travel to some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Mar 14, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in El Minya, 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 Minya 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
Overall El Minya Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.3°F (36.3°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°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 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 Minya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 76.9°F (24.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Minya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.7°F (23.7°C) and 67.7°F (19.8°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.