March 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
The first month of the spring, March, is a warm month in Cairo, Egypt, with average temperature ranging between min 11.6°C (52.9°F) and max 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Temperature

In Cairo, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a pleasant 20.4°C (68.7°F) in February, to a moderately hot 23.5°C (74.3°F). In March, in Cairo, the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 53%.

Rainfall

In Cairo, in March, during 1.9 rainfall days, 3.8mm (0.15") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Cairo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 14.2 days and collects up to 24.7mm (0.97") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Cairo, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

In Cairo, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in March in Cairo?

In Cairo, Egypt, in March, the average high-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Cairo?

In Cairo, the average relative humidity in March is 53%.

How many days does it rain in March in Cairo?

In March, in Cairo, the rain falls for 1.9 days. Throughout March, 3.8mm (0.15") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Cairo have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Cairo is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Cairo?

In Cairo, Egypt, the average sunshine in March is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Cairo?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in March: 23.5°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 March: 11.6°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 March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average humidity in March: 53%

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 March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.8mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in March: 1.9 days

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.7h

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

Average UV index in March - Cairo, Egypt
  • Average UV index in March: 7

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).