Cairo
Egypt
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Cairo, Egypt

The city of Cairo, Egypt, viewed from atop the Amir al-Maridani mosque
The city of Cairo, Egypt, viewed from atop the Amir al-Maridani mosque
December, the first month of the winter, in Cairo, is still a pleasant month, with average temperature varying between 10.4°C (50.7°F) and 20.3°C (68.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderately hot 24.8°C (76.6°F) in November, to a pleasant 20.3°C (68.5°F). In December, in Cairo, Egypt, the average low-temperature is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

Humidity

August, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 61%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 2.8 days and accumulates 5.9mm (0.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Cairo is December, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Cairo. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Cairo?

In December, in Cairo, the average high-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Cairo?

August, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 61%, are most humid months in Cairo.

What is the average humidity in December in Cairo?

In December, the average relative humidity in Cairo, Egypt, is 61%.

How much does it rain in Cairo in December?

In December, in Cairo, the rain falls for 2.8 days. Throughout December, 5.9mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Cairo?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Cairo, Egypt. Rain falls for 2.8 days and accumulates 5.9mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cairo?

December has the shortest days of the year in Cairo, Egypt, with an average of 10.2h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Cairo?

The average length of the day in December in Cairo, Egypt, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cairo?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Cairo?

In Cairo, the average sunshine in December is 6.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cairo?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Cairo, Egypt, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in December in Cairo?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in December: 20.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (34.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 10.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°C).

Average humidity in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average humidity in December: 61%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, November and December (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (46%).

Average rainfall in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in December: 5.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (5.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (3.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average daylight in December: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average UV index in December - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average UV index in December: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).