The best times to visit Suez Canal for ideal weather are

October 29th 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.



Other Suez Canal Travel Info

Weather in Suez Canal


Average temperatures in Suez Canal 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 63rd 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 Suez Canal, 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 98.4°F (36.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.1°F (23.9°C) at night.

Suez Canal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Suez Canal Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Suez Canal Perceived Temperature (F)


Suez Canal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Suez Canal 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 68 56.5 46.5
Feb 70.6 59.1 48.8
Mar 76 63.8 52.6
Apr 83.1 69.8 57.5
May 89.5 76.1 63.8
Jun 95 81.5 70.1
Jul 96.6 84.2 73.7
Aug 97.1 84.4 74.3
Sep 92.6 80.7 70.7
Oct 87.4 75.6 66
Nov 78.7 66.9 56.5
Dec 71.6 59.8 49.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20 13.6 8.1
Feb 21.4 15.1 9.3
Mar 24.4 17.7 11.4
Apr 28.4 21 14.2
May 31.9 24.5 17.7
Jun 35 27.5 21.2
Jul 35.9 29 23.2
Aug 36.2 29.1 23.5
Sep 33.7 27.1 21.5
Oct 30.8 24.2 18.9
Nov 25.9 19.4 13.6
Dec 22 15.4 9.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Suez Canal 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 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 October with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of October 8th.

When can you find snow in Suez Canal? 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 Suez Canal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Suez Canal (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.2
Feb 2% 0 0.2
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 1% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

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


Humidity and Wind

Suez Canal has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (41% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (57.7%).

Wind in Suez Canal is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.6 MPH or 15.4 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Feb 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.2%
Feb 50.7%
Mar 46.5%
Apr 41.6%
May 41%
Jun 45.2%
Jul 50.4%
Aug 51.9%
Sep 53.3%
Oct 54.4%
Nov 57.7%
Dec 55.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Suez Canal?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Suez Canal, 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 Suez Canal 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

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 53.1 in June means 53.1% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Suez Canal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°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 Suez Canal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 75.7°F (24.3°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 Suez Canal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°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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