Luxor, Egypt is situated in Upper Egypt and is the capital of Luxor Governorate. Fitting with Egypt's reputation, Luxor has warm weather all year round. January has an average temperature of 14°C, with an average high of 22°C and low of 6°C. Such weather would be considered nearly perfect by many people, as it is warm enough to be pleasant and not need a jacket during the day, but not so hot as to be uncomfortable.
January is reasonably dry, too, with just 10mm of rain on one day in the whole month. Humidity is an average of 55%, which is not too unsettling. January ties with December for the lowest sunshine hours, receiving on average nine hours per day still plenty enough to get a nice tan and spend many hours in the sun exploring what's on offer.
January first is a public holiday in Egypt for the celebration of New Year's Day. Coptic Christmas, the Egyptian Christmas celebration, takes place during January's first week, and during this time Christians attend Mass. For 43 days prior, devotees will take part in fasting and abstinence. The Islamic New Year also occurs in January, and Muslims celebrate the journey from Mecca to Medina made by Mohammed.
The Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa is one of Luxor's finest hotels. Situated on the River Nile banks, just 20 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the town centre, it offers an ideal base from which to explore the historic attractions that Luxor has to offer. There are many rooms and suites available, including Deluxe Rooms with balconies overlooking the Nile and ground floor terraces. The hotel also features a Spa, of course, and won the 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.
Before you plan a trip to Luxor, be sure to check the annual averages to decide what time of year suits you most.