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Lake Nasser Climate History

Past weather including monthly averages for Lake Nasser

Egypt

Country Overview For Egypt

The climate in Egypt is typically desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters. The terrain: vast desert plateau interrupted by Nile valley and delta. For Cairo in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 19°C with the average minimum 9°C, while in June the average maximum is 34°C with a minimum of 21°C. The wettest month for Cairo is March with an average of 13.3mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is September with 0.0mm falling.


 

HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR DECEMBER

The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Lake Nasser.

Temperature

Throughout the month of December daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 33°C that's about 91°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 18°C, that's 64°F.

In recent times the highest recorded temperature in December has been 40°C that's 103°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 10°C, about 49°F.

Relative Humidity

The average daily relative humidity for December is around 30%.

Heat Index

The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.

Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).

Precipitation

The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 93 mm, that's 4 inches.

Wind

The average daily wind speed in December has been around 14 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 9 mph, or 8 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 93 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 58 mph, or 50 knots.

 

YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES

The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.

Temperature

The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.

Precipitation Amount

The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.

Wind Speed

The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.