Winter fading as rise in temperatures across Egypt expected Tuesday

Ahram Online , Sunday 19 Mar 2023

Spring is just around the corner, with the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expecting temperatures across Egypt to rise by 3-5 degrees Celsius starting Tuesday.

File Photo: A general view of the Nile river in Cairo, Egypt. AP


There is a chance of rain in northern areas, including Alexandria, Matrouh, Al-Arish, Port Said, Damietta, and Dakahlia, on Sunday and Monday.

Moderate weather is expected in Greater Cairo, the Nile Delta and the North Coast, while Upper Egypt and South Sinai will remain warm during the day.

However, nighttime temperatures will continue to be cold nationwide, the EMA warns.

Starting Tuesday and continuing through the week, Greater Cairo and the Nile Delta will see highs of 23-25 degrees Celsius, with lows ranging from 12-14 degrees. 

The North Coast will see highs of 23-24 degrees from Tuesday to Thursday, before declining again to 21 degrees on Friday.

South Sinai will experience highs of 27-28 degrees, up from 23-24 degrees, while lows will rise slightly to 16 degrees.

Northern Upper Egypt will see significantly rising temperatures of 27-29 degrees starting Wednesday.

Qena, Luxor, Aswan and Sohag in southern Upper Egypt will see highs of up to 33 degrees and lows of 16 degrees.

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