Best time to visit, weather and climate Sharm el Sheikh

Best time to visit Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

The best time to visit 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 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. The weather and climate of Sharm el Sheikh is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Sharm el Sheikh is an 9,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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

Climate Sharm el Sheikh per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
21°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 22°C
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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 8 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 350 days a year with an average humidity of 48% and an UV-index of 6.


Climate Sharm el Sheikh

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 21°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 26°C 22°C
Night 17°C 18°C 19°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 18°C
Water 25°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 26°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C
Precip 4
mm
4
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1
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1
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1
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0
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5
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2
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Rain
days
1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Dry
days
30 27 30 28 30 30 31 31 30 30 29 30
Sun hours
per day
7 7 9 12 12 13 13 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Sharm el Sheikh january

On average, it is maximum 21° in january in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh february

On average, it is maximum 22° in february in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh march

On average, it is maximum 24° in march in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In april there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In may there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh june

On average, it is maximum 33° in june in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh july

On average, it is maximum 34° in july in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh august

On average, it is maximum 35° in august in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 29° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh september

On average, it is maximum 33° in september in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

Climate Sharm el Sheikh december

On average, it is maximum 22° in december in Sharm el Sheikh and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Sharm el Sheikh.

14 day weather forecast Sharm el Sheikh

The weather for Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt will be 39° till 38° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
10 Aug
Bewolkt 38°C 24°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Tu
11 Aug
Enkele wolken 39°C 22°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
We
12 Aug
Enkele wolken 36°C 22°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
Th
13 Aug
Helder hemel 37°C 23°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
Fr
14 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
Sa
15 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 10
Su
16 Aug
Helder hemel 39°C 25°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
17 Aug
Helder hemel 40°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 10
Tu
18 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 25°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 10
We
19 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 23°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 10
Th
20 Aug
Helder hemel 39°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Fr
21 Aug
Enkele wolken 38°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Sa
22 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Su
23 Aug
Helder hemel 38°C 24°C 31°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4

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Hotels and apartments in Sharm el Sheikh

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Flight tickets to Sharm el Sheikh

The 3 nearest airports to Sharm el Sheikh you can fly to are:

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

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About Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh lies in Egypt . If you want to call Sharm el Sheikh you have to use +20 or 0020 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +205012457809 or 00205012457809.

Sharm el Sheikh is in a straight line at 7.077 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 9 hours50.

The coordinates of Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt are latitude: 27.9158175 en longitude: 34.3299505

The GPS coordinates are N 27° 54' 56.8800" en E 34° 19' 48.0000"

Currency Sharm el Sheikh

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

Exchange rate Egyptian pound (EGP) 10 august 2020

1 Egyptian pound = 1,10 South African rand
100 Egyptian pound = 110,47 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,91 Egyptian pound
100 South African rand = 90,53 Egyptian pound

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Time difference Sharm el Sheikh

In Sharm el Sheikh it is now 20:18 o’clock in the evening on monday 10 august 2020. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Sharm el Sheikh is Africa/Cairo and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Sharm el Sheikh

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sharm el Sheikh.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis