Sharm el Sheikh weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Sharm el Sheikh

The best time to visit in Sharm el Sheikh 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 Sharm el Sheikh is 35°C in August and the lowest is 21°C in January. The water temperature is between 23°C and 30°C.

Sharm el Sheikh has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Sharm el Sheikh 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 Sharm el Sheikh by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 21 22 24 27 30 33 34 35 33 30 26 22
Water temp. (°C) 25 23 23 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 1

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14 day weather forecast Sharm el Sheikh

The weather for in Sharm el Sheikh will be 30° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
18°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
17°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
16°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
16°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh 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 Sharm el Sheikh is 28° degrees and there is about 19 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 354 days a year with an average humidity of 46% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Sharm el Sheikh

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 21 22 24 27 30 33 34 35 33 30 26 22
Night temp. (°C) 17 18 19 22 25 27 28 29 28 26 22 18
Water temp. (°C) 25 23 23 24 26 28 30 30 29 29 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 1
Days with rain 1 1 1 2 1 - - - - 1 1 1
Dry days 30 27 30 28 30 30 31 31 30 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 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 6 6 5

Sharm el Sheikh weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Sharm el Sheikh? 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 Sharm el Sheikh?

Sharm el Sheikh is located in Egypt. It lies in a straight line at 9,403 km from New York.

The coordinates of Sharm el Sheikh are:

  • Latitude: 27.9158175
  • Longitude: 34.3299505

The GPS coordinates are 27° 54' N, 34° 19' E

How long is the flight to Sharm el Sheikh?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Sharm el Sheikh is approximately 15 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Sharm el Sheikh?

These are the airports closests to Sharm el Sheikh:

  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (9 km) – Sharm el Sheikh
  • Hurghada International Airport (97 km) – Hurghada
  • Ramon Airport (212 km) – Eilat

What is the currency of Sharm el Sheikh?

In Sharm el Sheikh the Egyptian pound (EGP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 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 Sharm el Sheikh?

The area code to call Sharm el Sheikh is +20.