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Best time to visit Hurghada, Egypt

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The best time to visit Hurghada is May

When’s the best time to visit Hurghada, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Hurghada is May.

The warmest month of the year in Hurghada is August, where the average temperature gets to around 34℃ (93℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 36℃ (97℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 15℃ (59℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Hurghada when the days are longest, you should visit in July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Hurghada in October. Head over there in June instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Hurghada, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

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Hurghada seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Hurghada

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 Hurghada 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.

Hurghada 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 Hurghada 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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Hurghada in January

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Hurghada in February

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Hurghada in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hurghada 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.


Hurghada in April

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Hurghada in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • 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 Hurghada in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hurghada in June

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • 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 Hurghada in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hurghada in July

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • 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 Hurghada in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hurghada in August

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • 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 Hurghada in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hurghada in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • 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 Hurghada in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Hurghada in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • 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 Hurghada in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hurghada in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • 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 Hurghada in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hurghada in December

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hurghada 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 Hurghada is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (93℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Hurghada is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Hurghada 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 Hurghada, 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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