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El Shorouk (Arabic: الشروق‎  pronounced [eʃʃʊˈɾuːʔ, eʃʃɪˈɾuːʔ], "the Sunrise") is a city located at the northeast of Cairo and at the north of New Cairo, in the province of Cairo, in Egypt, which is part of Greater Cairo.[1] El Shorouk is one of the cities of the third generation which was established by the decision of the Prime minister No. (326) of 1995. has been the establishment of the city within the framework of the efforts of the Egyptian state for urban expansion to achieve several development goals, the most important goal is to absorb the expanding population and to ease population pressure on the aging capital, and the redistribution of the population within the Greater Cairo area, and at the same time raise the standard of living of the population of the region, through the provision of new job opportunities from industrial projects, which will be set up in the city.

El Shorouk

الشروق
city
House in El Shorouk
House in El Shorouk
El Shorouk is located in Egypt
El Shorouk
El Shorouk
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 30°08′42″N 31°38′24″E / 30.144979°N 31.639912°E / 30.144979; 31.639912
Country Egypt
GovernorateCairo
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

ClimateEdit

El Shorouk essentially has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh). The climate is generally extremely dry all over the capital except on In addition to rarity of rain, extreme heat during summer months is also a general climate feature of El Shorouk although daytime temperatures are more milder during autumn and winter. Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh),[2][3] as the rest of Egypt.

Climate data for El Shorouk (altitude: 189m)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18.2
(64.8)
19.8
(67.6)
23.3
(73.9)
28
(82)
32.3
(90.1)
34.5
(94.1)
35
(95)
34.6
(94.3)
31.9
(89.4)
29.8
(85.6)
25
(77)
20.1
(68.2)
27.7
(81.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
13.9
(57.0)
16.7
(62.1)
20.5
(68.9)
24.4
(75.9)
26.9
(80.4)
27.9
(82.2)
27.9
(82.2)
25.5
(77.9)
23.5
(74.3)
19.4
(66.9)
14.7
(58.5)
21.2
(70.1)
Average low °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
8.1
(46.6)
10.2
(50.4)
13
(55)
16.5
(61.7)
19.4
(66.9)
20.8
(69.4)
21.2
(70.2)
19.2
(66.6)
17.2
(63.0)
13.9
(57.0)
9.4
(48.9)
14.7
(58.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
2
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1
(0.0)
4
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
26
(1.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Shorouk Map & population". CityPopulation.de.
  2. ^ a b "Climate: Sherook - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  3. ^ a b "Climate: Shoruq 2000 - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2014-02-07.