The best times to visit Gizeh 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 Gizeh

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gizeh 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 Gizeh, 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.

Gizeh Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gizeh 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.

Gizeh Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gizeh Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gizeh 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 66.9 58.5 50.3
Feb 69.8 61 52.4
Mar 76.2 65.8 56
Apr 82.8 71.4 60.5
May 90.1 78.5 67.2
Jun 94.6 83.3 72.5
Jul 95.2 84.6 75
Aug 96 85.5 76.4
Sep 92.5 82.3 73.6
Oct 86.1 76.5 68
Nov 77.6 68.7 60.6
Dec 70.1 61.5 53.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.4 14.7 10.2
Feb 21 16.1 11.3
Mar 24.6 18.8 13.3
Apr 28.2 21.9 15.8
May 32.3 25.8 19.6
Jun 34.8 28.5 22.5
Jul 35.1 29.2 23.9
Aug 35.6 29.7 24.7
Sep 33.6 27.9 23.1
Oct 30.1 24.7 20
Nov 25.3 20.4 15.9
Dec 21.2 16.4 11.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gizeh 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 Gizeh? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gizeh (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 1% 0 0.1
Feb 2% 0 0.1
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0.1
May 0% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0.2
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 1% 0 0
Nov 2% 0 0.5
Dec 1% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 2 0 0.3
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0.3
May 0 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0.5
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 1 0 0
Nov 2 0 1.3
Dec 1 0 1.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Gizeh 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 Gizeh 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 Gizeh.

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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 6.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Sep 7 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 47.1%
Feb 41.6%
Mar 38.6%
Apr 34.5%
May 33.2%
Jun 37.2%
Jul 45.6%
Aug 46.3%
Sep 45.6%
Oct 47.7%
Nov 50.8%
Dec 48.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gizeh?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gizeh, Egypt is May, followed by March and February. 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 Gizeh 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 53.1 in June means 53.1% of the tourists vs. May.


Overall Gizeh 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 the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

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 slowest season for tourism in Gizeh, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less 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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Gizeh 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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