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

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

When to go to Upper Egypt, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Upper Egypt, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

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

January

January for Upper Egypt is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Upper Egypt in February, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Upper Egypt during April, you are likely to find that it is sweltering.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Upper Egypt during May, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong

June

If you visit Upper Egypt during June, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses

July

If you are traveling to Upper Egypt in July, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Sandals

August

August in Upper Egypt is sweltering. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops

September

If you visit Upper Egypt during September, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong
  • Extremely light dresses

October

Traveling to Upper Egypt in October, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Upper Egypt in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Upper Egypt during December, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Upper Egypt, 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 Upper Egypt
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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