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Egypt

Explore historical and projected climate data, climate data by sector, impacts, key vulnerabilities and what adaptation measures are being taken. Explore the overview for a general context of how climate change is affecting Egypt.

Climate Data Historical

During the winter season (December-February), Egypt’s temperatures are mild with some rain, primarily over the coastal areas. During the summer season (June-August), the climate is hot and dry all across the country. Egypt experiences the effect of the Khamsin Wind, which brings sand and dust storms during spring, increased temperatures, and a drop in humidity.

Temperature

  • Records at the Helwan station for seasonal average temperatures and inter-annual and decadal variability show a warming of about 0.03°C per century since the 1900's.

Precipitation

  • Although there is high annual variability in rainfall records, the linear trend for seasonal average and decadal variability indicates a reduction of 2.76 mm/month since 1960.

This section provides the options to visualize historical climate data for different timeframes via map and annual cycle chart.

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