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Cairo Climate & Temperature

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  • Cairo, Egypt is at 30°6'N, 31°24'E, 75 m (244 ft). See map.
  • Cairo has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Cairo is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 21.4 degrees Celsius (70.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 26 mm (1 inches) which is equivalent to 26 Litres/m² (0.64 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3451 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Cairo you would come out nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 21 (70) 24 (75) 28 (82) 32 (90) 35 (95) 35 (95) 35 (95) 33 (91) 30 (86) 26 (79) 21 (70) 28 (83)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (56) 15 (59) 17 (62) 21 (70) 25 (76) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 23 (74) 19 (66) 15 (59) 21 (70)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 9 (48) 12 (54) 14 (57) 18 (64) 20 (68) 22 (72) 22 (72) 20 (68) 18 (64) 14 (57) 10 (50) 16 (60)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 7 (0) 4 (0) 4 (0) 2 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 3 (0) 5 (0) 26 (1)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 3 (10%) 2 (7%) 1 (3%) 1 (3%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.5 (2%) 1 (3%) 1 (3%) 2 (6%)   12.5 (3%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 06:52 08:16 08:40 09:42 10:27 11:54 11:42 11:19 10:22 09:25 08:16 06:23   09:26
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 10:26 11:04 11:56 12:52 13:39 14:02 13:52 13:12 12:18 11:22 10:36 10:14   12:00
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 67 (33) 76 (24) 74 (26) 76 (24) 77 (23) 86 (14) 85 (15) 87 (13) 85 (15) 84 (16) 79 (21) 63 (37)   79 (21)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 40 49.3 60.1 71.8 80.1 83.3 80.2 71.9 60.5 49 39.9 36.5   60.2

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Topic: Climate of Cairo, Egypt
Caitlyn says...
Thanks, that really helped with my geography presentation. Is it possible you could tell me what the gross national income per capita is in Cairo?
11th June 2014 11:07am
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