Weather And Best Time To Go To Luxor
The Geographical Location & Climate Of Luxor
Luxor is located on the River Nile in Southern Egypt between the latitude 25 and 36 in the North and 32 and 33 to the East. Luxor is situated 670 kilometers to the South of Cairo, the Egyptian capital, 220 kilometers to the North of the beautiful city of Aswan, and 280 kilometers to the South West of Hurghada.
The governorate of Qena is located to the north of Luxor, to the South, there is the city of Edfu, to the East, there is the governorate of the Red Sea, and to the West, there is the governorate of the New Valley.
The nearest airport to the center of the city is the Luxor International Airport and the nearest port is the Safaga Port.
The city of the rising sun is quite famous for being very hot in the summer, especially in the morning when the temperature ranges from 33 till sometimes it reaches 42 or even more. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to explore Luxor when the temperature ranges from 25 to 30 degrees.
However, the finest period to visit Luxor would definitely be in the winter when tourists from all around the world escape the cold weather of their hometowns and resort in Luxor to enjoy the warm sun.
Lately most of the visitors of Luxor would take a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan, or vice versa, as they would enjoy their stay in a five stars deluxe ship, have all their visits to the monuments scheduled within the program of the cruise, and have fun in the entertainment activities organized by the ship management.
In Luxor, the summers are long, sweltering, arid, and clear and the winters are short, cool, dry, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 45°F to 105°F and is rarely below 39°F or above 111°F.
Best Time to Go
October 29th to April 1st