Hurghada weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Hurghada

The best time to visit in Hurghada in Egypt is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Hurghada is 34°C in July and the lowest is 20°C in January. The water temperature is between 22°C and 31°C.

Hurghada has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Hurghada or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Hurghada by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 22 24 27 30 33 34 34 32 30 25 22
Water temp. (°C) 22 22 24 26 29 30 31 31 29 28 26 25
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1

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14 day weather forecast Hurghada

The weather for in Hurghada will be 37° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 20 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
26°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 9
Tuesday 21 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
37°
27°
28° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 9
Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
27°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 9
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
27°
28° 0 mm 0% 9 m/s 9
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
25°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
28° 0 mm 0% 9 m/s 9
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 8
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
26°
28° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
26°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 3
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 9 m/s 3
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 10 m/s 3

Climate Hurghada

Hurghada has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Hurghada is 28° degrees and there is about 12 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 353 days a year with an average humidity of 48% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Hurghada

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 22 24 27 30 33 34 34 32 30 25 22
Night temp. (°C) 16 17 18 21 24 26 28 28 26 24 21 17
Water temp. (°C) 22 22 24 26 29 30 31 31 29 28 26 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
Days with rain 1 - 1 2 1 - - - 1 1 1 1
Dry days 30 28 30 28 30 30 31 31 29 30 29 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 13 13 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 3
UV-index 5 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 6 6 5

Hurghada weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Hurghada? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Hurghada?

Hurghada is located in Egypt. It lies in a straight line at 9,417 km from New York.

The coordinates of Hurghada are:

  • Latitude: 27.2578957
  • Longitude: 33.8116067

The GPS coordinates are 27° 15' N, 33° 48' E

How long is the flight to Hurghada?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Hurghada is approximately 15 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Hurghada?

These are the airports closests to Hurghada:

  • Hurghada International Airport (9 km) – Hurghada
  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (98 km) – Sharm el Sheikh
  • Marsa Alam International Airport (204 km) – Marsa Alam

How many inhabitants are there in Hurghada?

Hurghada has approximately 160,746 inhabitants.

What is the currency of Hurghada?

In Hurghada the Egyptian pound (EGP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 September 2021

  • 1 Egyptian pound = 15.60 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.064 Egyptian pound
  • 10 Egyptian pound = 155.98 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.64 Egyptian pound
  • 100 Egyptian pound = 1,559.75 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 6.41 Egyptian pound

What is the area code of Hurghada?

The area code to call Hurghada is +20.