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Average Weather in Al Khārijah Egypt

In Al Khārijah, the summers are long, sweltering, arid, windy, and clear and the winters are short, cool, dry, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 103°F and is rarely below 39°F or above 109°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best times of year to visit Al Khārijah for hot-weather activities are from early May to late June and from late August to late October.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The hot season lasts for 4.6 months, from May 8 to September 27, with an average daily high temperature above 97°F. The hottest day of the year is August 2, with an average high of 103°F and low of 76°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.8 months, from December 1 to February 23, with an average daily high temperature below 76°F. The coldest day of the year is January 18, with an average low of 44°F and high of 70°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMcoldcoldcoldcoolcoolcoolcoolwarmhotswelteringcomfortablecomfortablecold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Rancho Mirage, California, United States (7,816 miles away) and Las Mercedes [Agropecuaria], Mexico (7,878 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Al Khārijah (view comparison).

Clouds

In Al Khārijah, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Al Khārijah begins around May 20 and lasts for 5.3 months, ending around October 31. On September 12, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 97% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 3% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 31 and lasts for 6.7 months, ending around May 20. On December 18, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 26% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 74% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Al KhārijahclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Sep 1297%Sep 1297%Dec 1874%Dec 1874%May 2085%May 2085%Oct 3185%Oct 3185%clearovercastmostly clearmostly cloudy
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

Al Khārijah does not experience significant seasonal variation in the frequency of wet days (i.e., those with greater than 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation). The frequency ranges from 0% to 1%, with an average value of 0%.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Nov 101%Nov 101%Jan 10%Jan 10%Jan 10%Jan 10%
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Sun

The length of the day in Al Khārijah varies over the course of the year. In 2019, the shortest day is December 22, with 10 hours, 33 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 13 hours, 44 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2013 hr, 44 minJun 2113 hr, 44 minJun 2112 hr, 9 minSep 2312 hr, 9 minSep 2310 hr, 33 minDec 2210 hr, 33 minDec 22nightnightday
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:06 AM on June 10, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 39 minutes later at 6:45 AM on January 14. The earliest sunset is at 5:06 PM on November 30, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 46 minutes later at 6:52 PM on July 3.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Al Khārijah during 2019.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 105:06 AMJun 105:06 AM6:52 PMJul 36:52 PMJul 3Nov 305:06 PMNov 305:06 PM6:45 AMJan 146:45 AMJan 14daynightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2019. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Al Khārijah, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Feb 260%Feb 260%Aug 280%Aug 280%drydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Al Khārijah experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 6.0 months, from April 22 to October 24, with average wind speeds of more than 10.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is June 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.1 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.0 months, from October 24 to April 22. The calmest day of the year is January 10, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Al Khārijah is from the north throughout the year.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%northeastwest
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Al Khārijah throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Al Khārijah for general outdoor tourist activities are from early March to mid April and from mid October to early December, with a peak score in the first week of November.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Al Khārijahbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468108.28.24.74.77.97.95.95.9 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Al Khārijah for hot-weather activities are from early May to late June and from late August to late October, with a peak score in the last week of September.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Al Khārijahbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468108.78.71.41.48.08.07.17.1 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Al Khārijah are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%100%Jan 1100%Jan 1100%Jul 3100%Jul 3very coldcoldcoolwarmhotswelteringcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in Al KhārijahJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F1,000°F2,000°F3,000°F4,000°F5,000°F6,000°F7,000°F8,000°FJan 1490°FJan 1490°FMar 25900°FMar 25900°FDec 318,194°FDec 318,194°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from April 28 to August 29, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 24, with an average of 8.4 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.7 months, from November 9 to February 1, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 20, with an average of 4.3 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Al KhārijahbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhJun 248.4 kWhJun 248.4 kWhDec 204.3 kWhDec 204.3 kWhApr 287.6 kWhApr 287.6 kWhAug 297.6 kWhAug 297.6 kWhFeb 15.1 kWhFeb 15.1 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Al Khārijah are 25.451 deg latitude, 30.546 deg longitude, and 256 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Al Khārijah contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 210 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 247 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,493 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,028 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Al Khārijah is covered by cropland (47%), bare soil (32%), and artificial surfaces (21%), within 10 miles by bare soil (91%), and within 50 miles by bare soil (98%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Al Khārijah, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Al Khārijah is further than 200 kilometers from the nearest reliable weather station, so the weather-related data on this page were taken entirely from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

The temperature and dew point estimates are corrected for the difference between the reference elevation of the MERRA-2 grid cell and the elevation of Al Khārijah, according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.