During August in Egypt, an array of captivating experiences await you, but be prepared for intense summer heat. Craft a well-organized itinerary for a safe and exhilarating adventure as you explore ancient sites and gaze upon magnificent vistas. Embrace the quieter shoulder season, as tourists are less prevalent in major destinations, granting you the chance to enjoy these iconic sites all to yourself.
In order to relish in thrilling adventures while conquering the heat, discover coastal regions for cooler excursions. Also, opt for desert activities earlier in the day or later in the evening to get the most out of your August trip in Egypt.
What’s the Weather Like in Egypt in August?
August’s weather in Egypt climbs to very high temperatures, especially in cities like Cairo and Luxor, averaging from 95°F (35°C) to 104°F (40°C). Sharm El Sheikh also continues to experience extremely high temperatures, often surpassing 105°F (41°C). Alexandria enjoys cooler temperatures compared to other cities, with average highs ranging from 79°F (26°C) to lows of 84°F (29°C).
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Our Top Pick for What to Do in August in Egypt
Be captivated by our Sinai snorkeling at Blue Hole & Abu Galum tour from Taba. Snorkel in the mesmerizing Blue Hole, home to rare coral reefs that stretch 100 meters deep, attracting divers from all around the world. Dip into these cool waters and discover a world of magnificence, making this the perfect summer adventure to escape the intense heat. Explore the breathtaking nature reserve of Abu Galum, with its stunning landscapes and abundant biodiversity.