Fayum, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Fayum, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Fayum, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Fayum, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Fayum, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Fayum, Egypt by month

January

Traveling to Fayum in January, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

February

If you vacation in Fayum during February, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

March

March is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

April

Traveling to Fayum in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May here is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

June

If you visit Fayum during June, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

July

If you are traveling to Fayum in July, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

August here is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

September here can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals

October

If you visit Fayum during October, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

November

November in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

December

If you are traveling to Fayum in December, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Fayum, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fayum, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Fayum
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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