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 MAY
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 Tima.
Throughout the month of May daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 35°C that's about 95°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 19°C, that's 67°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in May has been 48°C that's 118°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 7°C, about 45°F.
The average daily relative humidity for May is around 26%.
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).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 1 mm, that's 0 inches.
The average daily wind speed in May has been around 16 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 10 mph, or 9 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 89 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 55 mph, or 48 knots.
On average the month of May is not affected by foggy conditions.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
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.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
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.