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

January 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
January, the same as December, is another enjoyable winter month in Cairo, Egypt, with average temperature ranging between max 18.9°C (66°F) and min 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 18.9°C (66°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Cairo, Egypt, is 59%.

Rainfall

In Cairo, during January, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cairo, there are 14.2 rainfall days, and 24.7mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Cairo is 10.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Cairo is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the coldest month in Cairo?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 18.9°C (66°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Cairo?

In January, in Cairo, Egypt, the average high-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Cairo?

The average relative humidity in January in Cairo is 59%.

How much does it rain in Cairo in January?

In Cairo, Egypt, during January, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in January in Cairo is 10.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cairo have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Cairo is 6.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Cairo?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Cairo, Egypt, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.9°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 January: 9°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 January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average humidity in January: 59%

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 January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in January: 5mm

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 January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.5 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average daylight in January: 10.5h

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 January: 6.9h

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 January - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average UV index in January: 4

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).