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Climate in the Nile Delta
(Egypt)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from three measuring weather stations in Nile Delta.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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The Nile Delta is the coldest region in Egypt with an average high temperature of only 28°C. In 9 months the average temperatures are over 25 degrees. Pleasant water temperatures of up to 26 degrees even invite you to take a bath in the warm season.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in the Nile Delta
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 12 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Nile Delta. In January the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in the Nile Delta
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 5 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in July the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in the Nile Delta
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in September. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Water temperatureWater temperatures in the Nile Delta
Water temperature depends not only on solar radiation within the same region, but also on ocean currents. For example, depending on the season, cold or warm water masses are moved from other areas. The warmest temperatures in the Nile Delta are in August, when the water is 26 °C.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in the Nile Delta
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 51% humidity on average, it is quite dry in May. The highest value of 64% is experienced here in November.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in the Nile Delta
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is reached in 5 months in the Nile Delta, although these are average values, and a month is rarely completely or not at all considered humid.
Humidex in °CHumidex in the Nile Delta
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
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Map of Nile Delta

Most important cities in the region »Nile Delta«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of Egypt. Alone 3 major cities with over 500,000 inhabitants are located here. The region has a west-east extension of about 220 km and over 190 km from north to south.

It consists of the twelve governorates Al Buhayrah, Al Isma'iliyah, Alexandria, Dumyat, Eastern Province, Kafr ash Shaykh, Muhafazat Bur Sa`id, Muhafazat ad Daqahliyah, Muhafazat al Gharbiyah, Muhafazat al Minufiyah, Muhafazat al Qahirah and Muhafazat al Qalyubiyah.


CityPopulationGeo position
Cairo9,539,67330° 3' 45"N31° 14' 59"E
Alexandria5,200,00031° 12' 56"N29° 57' 19"E
Port Said570,60331° 15' 24"N32° 17' 3"E
Al Mahallah al Kubra431,05230° 58' 14"N31° 10' 1"E
Al Mansurah420,19531° 2' 11"N31° 22' 50"E
Tanda404,90130° 47' 18"N31° 0' 7"E
Zagazig302,84030° 35' 16"N31° 30' 7"E
Ismailia293,18430° 36' 15"N32° 16' 20"E
Kafr ad Dawwar267,37031° 8' 2"N30° 7' 42"E
Halwan230,00029° 50' 29"N31° 18' 3"E
Damanhur227,94331° 2' 3"N30° 28' 6"E
Damietta206,66431° 24' 59"N31° 48' 48"E
Shibin al Kawm186,34530° 33' 9"N31° 0' 33"E
Talkha157,73731° 3' 14"N31° 22' 40"E
Banha157,70130° 27' 33"N31° 10' 43"E
Kafr ash Shaykh143,97031° 6' 51"N30° 56' 24"E
Dikirnis137,54231° 5' 20"N31° 35' 41"E
Bilbays129,21130° 25' 13"N31° 33' 44"E
Idku105,59931° 18' 28"N30° 17' 56"E
Bilqas103,59631° 12' 52"N31° 21' 29"E
Disuq102,03731° 7' 59"N30° 38' 47"E
Abu Kabir100,68430° 43' 30"N31° 40' 17"E
Qalyub100,49530° 10' 45"N31° 12' 20"E
Al Matariyah99,35731° 10' 58"N32° 1' 52"E
Ziftá92,66730° 42' 51"N31° 14' 39"E
Hawsh `Isa85,35230° 54' 46"N30° 17' 25"E
Minuf83,65130° 27' 57"N30° 55' 54"E
Ashmun82,50730° 17' 55"N30° 58' 35"E
Kafr az Zayyat73,72530° 49' 29"N30° 49' 5"E
Al Jamaliyah68,38131° 10' 51"N31° 51' 55"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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