Egypt, a country in the north east corner of Africa, borders the Mediterranean Sea, Gaza Strip,
Israel and the Red Sea. Niles River is the most prominent landmark and populated region even
though Sahara Desert makes up the largest portion of its territory. It is an important historical
country known as one of world’s first nation states. About 14 million tourists visit this country
every year. Great Pyramid is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Among
others the tourist attractions here include The three pyramid complex of Giza Necropolis,
beaches along the Mediterranean and Red Sea extend about 3000 kms (1900 miles), the world
famous historical monuments, Abu Simbel, Kamak temple complexes, Valley of the Kings,
museums, mosques, tomb carvings and Niles cruises. Cairo is the capital, the largest city and a
major international airport among a few others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, taxis, metro, inter-city air, railways and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season from September to November, February to April, mid
season December to February and low season June to August.
Weather: Climatological Information Cairo, Egypt, source The Egyptian Meteorological Authority.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO) for the 30-year period 1971-2000.
- Mean number of rain days = Mean number of days with at least 0.01 mm of rain.
- Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
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