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 around 29° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
26° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 7
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
18°
26° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 7
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
19°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
19°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
26° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
26° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
18°
26° 0 mm 0% 10 m/s 2
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
26° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
26° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2

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 16,144 km from Wellington.

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 Auckland Airport to Hurghada is approximately 20 h. 20 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 24 October 2021

  • 1 Egyptian pound = 10.79 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.093 Egyptian pound
  • 10 Egyptian pound = 107.86 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.93 Egyptian pound
  • 100 Egyptian pound = 1,078.58 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 9.27 Egyptian pound

What is the area code of Hurghada?

The area code to call Hurghada is +20.