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Best time to visit Dahab, Egypt

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The best time to visit Dahab is July-October

Want to know when to travel to Dahab? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, July-October is the best time to go to Dahab. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Dahab is August, where the average temperature gets to around 35℃ (95℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 39℃ (102℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 13℃ (56℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 8℃ (45℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Dahab during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. October sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Dahab. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Dahab seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Dahab as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Dahab is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Dahab

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Dahab for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Dahab climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Dahab for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Dahab in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Dahab in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Dahab in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Dahab in April

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Dahab in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Dahab in June

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Dahab in July

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 38%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Dahab in August

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Dahab in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Dahab in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Dahab in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Dahab in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dahab in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Dahab is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 35℃ (95℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Dahab is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Dahab is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Dahab, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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