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Egypt Weather in March

Egypt weather in March starts to get hot but not too hot with big temperature difference between day and night. The maximum temperature is 26℃ (78.8℉) and the minimum temperature is 13℃ (55.4℉). So, both T-shirt and thin jacket need to be taken. The climate is dry as usual, which only has an overall amount of 3mm (0.12in) rainfall. Sandstorms happen at the end of March. Tourists should better prepare a mask when visiting Egypt at this time.
The coldest cities in Egypt in March:
Alexandria: 15.5℃ (59.9℉); Faiyum: 16℃ (60.8℉)

The hottest cities in Egypt in March:
Tanta: 28.5℃ (83.3℉); Aswan: 22℃ (71.6℉)

Averages for Egypt Weather in March

High Temperature
26°C (78.8°F)
Low Temperature
13°C (55.4°F)
3 mm (0.12 in)
06:46 ~ 06:52
17:06~ 17:31

March Temperatures in Egypt

What to Wear

The temperature difference in Egypt reaches up to 13℃ (55.4℉) between day and night in March. And because Muslims have strict requirements for clothing, so travelers should better not wear shorts there, especially when visiting mosques and temples. It is recommended to wear casual clothes such as short shirt, light pants and dress. It is colder in the morning and evening than in the daytime. So clothes such as thin overcoat and jeans is necessary. In addition, if you want to visit the Red Sea, do remember bring a pair of slippers. And it is OK to play with a pair of sneakers in most of the other places. Last but not least, sunscreen must be applied for outdoor tours, and cap, parasol and sunglasses are also essential.
March Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate:

The first station for a trip to Egypt in March is the Pyramids of Giza. Located in the southwest of Cairo, the Giza Pyramid is Egypt's most famous pyramid, and it is also one of the seven existing wonders of the world. Tourists can get inside the pyramid, which requires an extra ticket, but it is really worth the price. In addition, there are world-famous relics such as the Sphinx, Solar Boat and Valley Temple not far away.

In a valley on the west bank of the Nile opposite to Luxor City, there are many tombs for kings and royal family members, which is the famous Valley of the Kings. Visiting the Valley of the Kings is a highlight of the trip to Egypt. All the tombs here were built in the New Kingdom era. More than 60 cemeteries have been discovered in the Valley of the Kings, of which only 10 are now open to the public. Travelers can experience the ancient Egyptian culture here.

As temperature is getting warmer and warmer in March, people can enjoy playing with water. The Red Sea is the best resort (See Things to Do in the Red Sea). Because its sea water is rich in special minerals, it turns dark red at dusk, so it is called the Red Sea. Under the clear blue sea water, there are colorful coral reefs and precious marine creatures. Not far from the sea is a series of sand dunes. When you stand by the sea, you can experience the wonders of the sea and the desert together. Besides, Red Sea is a good place to dive. The best points are Sharm el-Sheikh and Nai 'amai Bay. Get changed into diving suits, plunge into the blue sea, what a wonderful experience to enjoy the colorful coral reefs, and feel the endless charm of the colorful underwater world.

March Weather of Major Egypt Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
20°C/ 68°F 12°C / 16°F 05:10/ 19:05 68
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
29°C / 84.2°F
13°C / 55.4°F
06:58/ 16:46