The best times to visit Luxor for ideal weather are

October 29th to April 1st

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

 

 


Other Luxor Travel Info

Weather in Luxor

Temperature

Average temperatures in Luxor 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 54th 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 Luxor, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 108.1°F (42.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.2°F (26.8°C) at night.

Luxor Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Luxor 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.

Luxor Perceived Temperature (F)

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Luxor Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Luxor 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 74 59.5 45.8
Feb 79.7 64.7 49.9
Mar 86.8 71.8 56.6
Apr 95.4 80.5 64.2
May 102 87.8 71.9
Jun 106.8 92.8 77.1
Jul 106.9 93.5 79.2
Aug 106.8 93.3 79
Sep 102.8 89 74.8
Oct 96.3 82.1 68.1
Nov 85.4 71 57.2
Dec 76.5 62.2 48.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 23.3 15.3 7.7
Feb 26.5 18.2 9.9
Mar 30.4 22.1 13.7
Apr 35.2 26.9 17.9
May 38.9 31 22.2
Jun 41.6 33.8 25.1
Jul 41.6 34.2 26.2
Aug 41.6 34.1 26.1
Sep 39.3 31.7 23.8
Oct 35.7 27.8 20.1
Nov 29.7 21.7 14
Dec 24.7 16.8 9.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Luxor are February, April, and then June. 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 Luxor? 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 Luxor.

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Snow on the Ground

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

Show Centimeters

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

 

Humidity and Wind

Luxor has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is May (16.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (44.2%).

Wind in Luxor is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 9.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Feb 3.1 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.1 Light breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.8 Light breeze
Jun 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.6 Light breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.5 Light breeze
Oct 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Dec 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 42.7%
Feb 33.1%
Mar 25.4%
Apr 18.8%
May 16.8%
Jun 18.3%
Jul 21.7%
Aug 22.5%
Sep 26.4%
Oct 30.7%
Nov 39%
Dec 44.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Luxor?

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 Luxor, Egypt is July, followed by January and March. 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 Luxor in November. 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 57.2 in November means 57.2% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Luxor Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.7°F (40.9°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°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 busiest season for tourism in Luxor, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 103.4°F (39.7°C) and 82.4°F (28°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 Luxor to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82°F (27.8°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°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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