Cairo Climate & Temperature
- 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 average 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.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Cairo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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