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Best time to visit Marsa Alam, Egypt

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The best time to visit Marsa Alam is June-July

Marsa Alam can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, June-July is the best time to go.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 37℃ (98℉) in the middle of the day. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 14℃ (57℉) at night.

The days are longest in Marsa Alam in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Marsa Alam in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Marsa Alam below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

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Marsa Alam seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Marsa Alam as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Marsa Alam 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 Marsa Alam

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 Marsa Alam 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.

Marsa Alam 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 Marsa Alam 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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JUL
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NOV
DEC

Marsa Alam in January

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Marsa Alam in February

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Marsa Alam in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Marsa Alam 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.


Marsa Alam in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • 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 Marsa Alam in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Marsa Alam in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Marsa Alam in June

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (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 Marsa Alam in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Marsa Alam in July

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Marsa Alam in August

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Marsa Alam in September

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Marsa Alam in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • 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 Marsa Alam in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Marsa Alam in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Marsa Alam in December

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Marsa Alam 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 Marsa Alam is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 35℃ (94℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Marsa Alam 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 Marsa Alam is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Marsa Alam, 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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