The hottest month in Egypt is August when the average maximum temperature is 37°, average temperature is 33° and average minimum temperature is 29°.
The coolest month in Egypt is January when the average maximum temperature is 22°, average temperature is 18° and average minimum temperature is 14°.
The longest days in Egypt are in June, with an average of 13.9 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 10.4 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Egypt are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 10.9 hours of sunshine per day, making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days. January has the least sunshine with an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 13 and lowest in December when it reaches 5.
An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Egypt are found in August when they peak at 29° and lowest in January when they dip to 22°.
The sea is best for swimming between May and December when the temperature is above 26° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The wettest month in Egypt is March with 0.2cm of rain and January has the most days of rain with 0.2 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Egypt is January with 0cm of rain and February has the fewest days of rain with 0 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Egypt is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.
The least humid month in Egypt is January with a dew point of 9° which is a bit dry for some.
The most windy month in Egypt is June when the average maximum windspeed is 35kmh and the average wind speed is 23kmh.
The least windy month in Egypt is January when the average maximum windspeed is 27kmh and the average wind speed is 16kmh.