Egypt embraces spring with above-average temperatures

Ahram Online , Wednesday 27 Mar 2024

Egypt braces for its inaugural spring heatwave, propelled by dry winds sweeping through the Western Desert.

 Dusty weather
Dusty weather. Photo: Al-Ahram



The wind, heralding extended hours of sunshine, is set to elevate temperatures above average, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA).

Greater Cairo, Lower Egypt, the North Coast, South Sinai, and Northern Upper Egypt anticipate warm and dusty conditions throughout the daytime, with colder weather prevailing during the night and morning hours.

The EMA forecasts this weather pattern will persist until early next week.

Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt expect highs of 29-31 degrees Celsius and lows of 14-19 from Wednesday to Monday, the EMA added.

The North Coast will see highs of 24-30 degrees and lows of 13-18 degrees.

South Sinai expects highs of 27-31 degrees and lows of 13-17.

North Upper Egypt governorates such as Fayoum, Beni Suef, and Minya will see warmer days, with highs ranging between 30 and 32 degrees and lows of 13-17 degrees.

Sohag, Qena, Luxor, Aswan, and the Red Sea governorates will see highs of 33-34 degrees and lows of 17-20 degrees.


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