When is the best time to go to Alexandria

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Alexandria, Egypt. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Alexandria weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Alexandria are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Alexandria January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 55mm 6.8hrs 11.3hrs 18°C

Mild and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Alexandria during the month of January

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Alexandria for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Alexandria and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in January »

February

Alexandria February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 26mm 8hrs 11.9hrs 17°C

February in Alexandria is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Alexandria.

February is in the winter in Alexandria and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 26mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in February »

March

Alexandria March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 13mm 8.5hrs 12.7hrs 17°C

The weather in March in Alexandria is characteristically mild and dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Alexandria, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Alexandria and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 13mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in March »

April

Alexandria April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 5mm 9.7hrs 13.7hrs 18°C

Alexandria's weather in April is typically warm and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Alexandria, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Alexandria and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 5mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in April »

May

Alexandria May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 1mm 10.9hrs 14.6hrs 20°C

May is a very dry month in Alexandria and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Alexandria, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Alexandria and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 1mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in May »

June

Alexandria June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 0mm 12.5hrs 11.3hrs 23°C

The climate in Alexandria during June can be summarized as hot and arid.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Alexandria, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Alexandria and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Alexandria with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in June »

July

Alexandria July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 0mm 12.5hrs 11.9hrs 26°C

July in Alexandria is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Alexandria, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Alexandria and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in July »

August

Alexandria August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 0mm 11.9hrs 12.7hrs 27°C

The weather in August in Alexandria is characteristically hot, humid and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Alexandria for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Alexandria and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in August »

September

Alexandria September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 1mm 10.6hrs 13.7hrs 27°C

Alexandria's weather in September is typically hot and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Alexandria, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Alexandria and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in September »

October

Alexandria October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 11mm 9.7hrs 14.6hrs 25°C

October is a dry month in Alexandria and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Alexandria, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Alexandria and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in October »

November

Alexandria November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 29mm 8.1hrs 11.3hrs 23°C

Warm and dry weather often prevails in Alexandria during the month of November

It is perhaps a good month to visit Alexandria, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Alexandria and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 29mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in November »

December

Alexandria December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 54mm 6.9hrs 11.9hrs 20°C

December in Alexandria is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Alexandria for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Alexandria and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Alexandria with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Alexandria weather in December »

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Alexandria weather stats

Alexandria weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30°C 86°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: August 11.9hrs
Coldest month: January 18.1°C 64.6°F
Wettest month: January 55mm 2.2ins
Warmest sea: August 26.8°C 80.2°F
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