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Egypt Weather in January

 Although it is winter, Egypt weather in January is pretty warm in the daytime. The average high temperature in January is 21℃(70℉) while the average low temperature is 10℃ (50 ℉), with a large difference in day and night. Located in Africa, it rarely rains and winds frequently. In January, the overall amount of rainfall is only 10mm (0.4in).
The coldest cities in Egypt in January:
Faiyum: 11.5℃ (52.7℉); Beni Suef: 12.5℃ (54.5℉); Alexandria: 13℃ (55.4℉); Cairo: 13.5℃ (56.3℉)

The hottest cities in Egypt in January:
Tanta: 28℃ (82.4℉); Sharm el-Sheikh: 17.5℃ (63.5℉); Hurghada: 16.5℃ (61.7℉)

Averages for Egypt Weather in January

High Temperature
21°C (69.8°F)
Low Temperature
10°C (50°F)
10 mm (0.4 in)
06:46 ~ 06:52
17:06 ~ 17:31

January Temperatures in Egypt

What to Wear

Egypt has a large temperature difference between day and night. In daytime, it is recommended to wear comfortable clothes such as T-shirt, light pants, thin overcoat, etc. At night, it is better to put on extra clothes such as jacket, thin sweaters, jeans, etc. Because of the strong wind in Egypt, a hat or a scarf used to block sand, as well as to protect you from the sun is also a wise choice.
January Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate:

Is January a good time to visit Egypt? Yes, January is one of the best months for travelers to have a great trip in Egypt. The January climate in Egypt is pretty pleasant, so tourists can enjoy themselves comfortably.

One of the top places to visit in Egypt is Khufu Pyramid in Cairo. It is the largest pyramid in Egypt. The pyramid is 146.59 meters (481 feet) high and its total weight is about 6.84 million tons (15 billion pounds). Standing in front of the pyramid, you can really feel how great the ancient people are.

It is also a good choice to go boating on the Nile. As the mother river of Egypt, the Nile River is the source of Egyptian civilization. Visiting the Nile on a cruise ship is an essential and wonderful experience. Sitting on the ship, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on both sides of the river bank.

Aswan has many temples such as Abu Simbel Temple, Temple of Philae, Temple of Kom Ombo and Horus Temple. Visiting the temples in Aswan, you can experience the glory of ancient Egyptian civilization.

January Weather of Major Egypt Cities
January Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
18°C/ 64.4°F 10°C / 50°F 06:55/ 17:20 72
8°C / 46°F -1°C / 30°F 07:20/ 18:07 84
3°C / 37°F 9°C / 48°F 07:56/ 18:38 79
11°C / 52°F 6°C / 43°F 07:45/ 18:30 83
18°C / 64°F 10°C / 50°F 07:08/ 18:13 72
Beni Suef
12°C / 54°F 5°C / 41°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
9°C / 48°F
2°C / 36°F 07:41/ 18:34 79
8°C / 46°F 1°C / 34°F 06:51/ 17:35 75
-13°C / 9°F -24°C / -11°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
Hurghada -5°C / 23°F   -17°C / 1°F 07:44/ 17:48 57
Ismailia 19°C / 66°F 14°C / 57°F 07:03/ 18:11 74
Kharga Oasis
1°C / 34°F -6°C / 21°F 06:56/ 17:43 65
23°C / 73.4°F
7°C / 44.6°F
07:23/ 18:27