The best times to visit Siwa for ideal weather are
February 19th 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.
Siwa Travel Guide
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Weather in Siwa
Average temperatures in Siwa 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 56th 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 Siwa, 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 103.6°F (39.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.
Siwa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Siwa 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.
Siwa Perceived Temperature (F)
Siwa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Siwa 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 Siwa are March, May, 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.
When can you find snow in Siwa? 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 Siwa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Siwa (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
Siwa has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (22.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (47.3%).
Wind in Siwa is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.7 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Siwa.
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||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.9||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.2||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.7||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.1||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.6||Barely noticeable||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||5.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Siwa?
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 Siwa, 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 Siwa 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
Overall Siwa Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.2°F (36.2°C) and 75°F (23.9°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 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 Siwa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 98.5°F (36.9°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°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 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 Siwa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75°F (23.9°C) and 67.1°F (19.5°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.