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Weather And Best Time To Go

Geographical Location & Climate Of Marsa Matruh

Marsa Matruh is a port in Egypt, capital of Matrouh Governorate. It is 240 km west of Alexandria and 222 km from Sallum on the main highway from the Nile Delta to the Libyan border. 

The Climate

Marsa Matruh has a hot desert climate (BWh) according to Köppen climate classification, but blowing winds from the Mediterranean Sea greatly moderate the temperatures, typical to Egypt’s north coast, making its summers moderately hot and humid while its winters mild and moderately wet when sleet and hail are also common.

Summers are sunny and dry, while in the colder months, mainly in winters, there is some rain and cloud cover.

Marsa Matruh and Port Said have the coolest summer days of any other cities or resorts, although not significantly cooler than other northern coastal places, additionally, Rafah, Alexandria, Abu Qir, Rosetta, Baltim, Kafr el-Dawwar and Marsa Matruh are the wettest in Egypt.

Best Time to Go

February 19th to June 10th


October 15th to December 30th