File Photo: Egyptian enjoys beaches during summer. File Photo: Egyptian enjoys beaches during summer.

Your weather forecast guide during Eid al-Adha

Sat, Aug. 18, 2018
CAIRO – 18 August 2018: The weather is expected to be hot across Egypt for the duration of Eid al-ADha. Highs in Eid’s first day are expected to reach 37 °C, according to Chairman of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority Ahmed Abdelaal.

The north coasts of the country are expected to witness good weather, with a slight rise in temperatures in parts of the country, and a slight decline in temperatures during the night.

The forecast expects fog to form early in the morning on the roads leading to the cities of the Canal and northern coasts.

File Photo: Egyptian enjoys beaches during summer.

Generally, the climate during Eid allows citizens to go out and enjoy the parks, river Nile picnics, as well as the beaches overlooking the Red Sea and the Mediterranean.

The north coast of the country is expected to see highs of 31°C and lows of 29°C. The capital is set to witness a high of 36°C.

Weather in the cities along the Mediterranean coast of Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh will be fair, making them nice places for families to spend a pleasant weekend.

A morning Selfie along the Mediterranean coast of Alexandria - Karem Abdel Aziz

The weather forecast for Aswan and Luxor will see highs of 40-42°C.

Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada are expected to see temperatures of 36-38°C.
Citizens are advised not to be exposed directly to the sun and are advised to stay away from poorly ventilated places. They are adviced to wear caps/hats at peak heat.
Eid al-Adha, also called the "The Sacrifice Feast", is an annual Islamic holiday celebrated worldwide. This year it is celebrated from Monday 20/08/2018 until Friday 24/08/2018.
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