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

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

When to go to Siwa, Egypt

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

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

January

January in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Siwa very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Siwa in April, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Siwa in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Siwa in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Siwa in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Siwa in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Siwa in October, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Siwa in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Siwa in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Siwa, 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 Siwa
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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