THE BEST HOLIDAY CLIMATE

Egypt is is fairly large country and home to a stunning 1800 miles (2900 km) of coastline. Temperatures in the south will differ from the north by a couple of degrees. Throughout the year the climate is know to be mainly dry and sunny. During the winter the winds pick up bringing colder air, while the sea temperature drops.

Stunning red skies over the Red Sea are often seen as small clouds form over the horizon as night falls.

Stunning sunsets that are typical for Egypt…

SUMMERTIME IS BAKING HOT

Summer, from April till October, is baking hot. The average temperature climbs steadily from 30°C in April to a peak of 35°C in July and August, before dropping back down to 32°C in October. The winds help to make the heat more bearable as do low humidity and regular dips into the vast salt water. It is unadvisable to stay out in the sun for too long, risk of sunburn, sun stroke and dehydration are high.

Diving, is better suited to the summer season due to the 30°C water and calmer seas. This allows for prolonged dives, easier swimming and exceptional visibility.

Liveaboards in a setting sun over a calm Red Sea.

Egypt has a stunning average of 11:50 sun hours a day!

The sun sets between 16:40 and 19:30 while she rises between 05:00 and 06:50 throughout the year. Most days the sky is clear blue giving Egypt the amazing average of 11:50 sun-hours every day!

WINTER-WEATHER FEELS LIKE A LOVELY SPRING DAY

Winter, from December till March. The average high temperature drops to the mid 20s, and at night times it cools down to around 14°C. The sun remains out almost continuously and it stays dry, however the winds change. With the change of the season winds start to bring the colder sea air towards land, plus they tend to be slightly stronger than in summer time. Making winter a bit less warm and more windy. But in comparison to europe still very comfortable and warm.

WATER TEMPERATURES 

The temperature of the water changes slowly and can be different in the north compared to the south or the Red Sea, running up to a 4-5 degrees difference. In the following some temperatures from the north to the south the south to give you an idea.

Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Sharm-el-Sheikh, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Sharm-el-Sheikh, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly watertemperatures of the sea at El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly watertemperatures of the sea at El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Safaga, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Safaga, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Marsa Alam - Port Ghalib, Red Sea, Egypt
Yearly water-temperatures of the sea at Marsa Alam – Port Ghalib, Red Sea, Egypt
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