Sharm el-Sheikh Water Temperature

Sharm el-Sheikh, situated at the south of the Sinai peninsula, in the eastern part of Egypt, is most-renowned for its beautiful scenery and pleasant climate.

Located on the coast of the Red Sea, it provides some of the most incredible diving spots in the world and attracts great numbers of tourists every year, who indulge in the magnificence of its beaches, marine fauna and flora, as well as its vibrant nightlife.

Sharm el-Sheikh is a City close to red sea. hot desert climate would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 84°F / 28.9°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 72.3°F / 22.4°C. The avg. air temperature is around 93.7°F / 34.3°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 61.2°F / 16.2°C average air temperature. January is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the max. precipitation in a year with 0in / 0mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month April, October, November, June, July, August, September would be the best time.

Sharm el-Sheikh Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 20 °C / 68 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 28.9°C / 84°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 22.4°C / 72.3°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 34.3°C / 93.7°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 16.2°C / 61.2°F
Wettest Month: January with 0mm / 0in
Driest Month: January with 0mm / 0in
Highest Humidity January with 45.1%
Lowest Humidity June with 20.7%
Best Time to Visit: April, October, November, June, July, August, September
Climate Classification hot desert climate

Sharm el-Sheikh water temperature by month

red sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

23.8 23.2 22.6

February

22.8 22.6 22.3

March

22.7 22.5 22.2

April

23.8 23.1 22.6

May

25.6 24.7 23.7

June

27.2 26.2 25.6

July

28.8 28 26.9

August

29 28.8 28.4

September

28.4 27.8 27.5

October

27.8 27.5 27.1

November

27.1 26.3 25.6

December

25.6 24.6 23.7

red sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

74.8 73.8 72.7

February

73 72.7 72.1

March

72.9 72.5 72

April

74.8 73.6 72.7

May

78.1 76.5 74.7

June

81 79.2 78.1

July

83.8 82.4 80.4

August

84.2 83.8 83.1

September

83.1 82 81.5

October

82 81.5 80.8

November

80.8 79.3 78.1

December

78.1 76.3 74.7

August is the month with the highest water temperature at 84°F / 28.9°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 72.3°F / 22.4°C.

Thanks to its subtropical arid climate, Sharm el-Sheikh offers you a lot of sun, hardly any rain and temperatures that range from about 55°F to over 99°F. Summers are extremely hot, but winter is very pleasant, which means the best time to go is between December and February.

The water temperature is always quite high, situated between 70°F and 82°F. You can reach the city easily, whether it is by plane, via Sharm el-Sheikh airport, by bus or by car, either via Cairo or Eilat in Israel. A bus ride from Cairo takes between 6 and 8 hours.

Sharm el-Sheikh weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 23
Clear Sky
69 °F
64°F
21 °C
18°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
45%
Jan. 24
Clear Sky
71 °F
63°F
21 °C
17°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
40%
Jan. 25
Clear Sky
71 °F
62°F
22 °C
17°C
3mph (4km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
42%
Jan. 26
Clear Sky
71 °F
63°F
22 °C
17°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
44%
Jan. 27
Broken clouds
74 °F
65°F
23 °C
18°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
42%
Jan. 28
Few clouds
68 °F
57°F
20 °C
14°C
6mph (10km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
48%
Jan. 29
Few clouds
70 °F
54°F
21 °C
12°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
54%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 30
Clear Sky
73 °F
59°F
23 °C
15°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
45%
Jan. 31
Clear Sky
67 °F
64°F
19 °C
18°C
5mph (8km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
50%
Feb. 01
Clear Sky
73 °F
62°F
23 °C
17°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
55%
Feb. 02
Clear Sky
73 °F
65°F
23 °C
18°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
52%
Feb. 03
Clear Sky
66 °F
71°F
19 °C
21°C
2mph (4km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
43%
Feb. 04
Few clouds
67 °F
64°F
20 °C
18°C
4mph (6km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
59%
Feb. 05
Few clouds
71 °F
61°F
22 °C
16°C
7mph (11km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
51%
Feb. 06
Clear Sky
71 °F
63°F
22 °C
17°C
4mph (7km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
50%
Feb. 07
Clear Sky
69 °F
65°F
21 °C
18°C
2mph (4km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
54%

Sharm el-Sheikh weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

22.8 16.2 9.5 0 0 45.1%

February

25.6 18.2 10.4 0 0 37.4%

March

29.3 21.7 13.4 0 0 29.6%

April

34.6 25.9 16.6 0 0 24.1%

May

38.9 30.2 20.7 0 0 21.6%

June

39.9 33.1 24.6 0 0 20.7%

July

41 34.2 26.3 0 0 23.3%

August

41.4 34.3 26.5 0 0 25.3%

September

39.3 32.1 24.5 0 0 28.4%

October

36.8 28.1 18.3 0 0 35.1%

November

29.8 22.4 14.4 0 0 41.2%

December

25.4 17.7 10.6 0 0 44.6%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

73 61.2 49.1 0 0 45.1%

February

78.1 64.8 50.7 0 0 37.4%

March

84.7 71.1 56.1 0 0 29.6%

April

94.3 78.6 61.9 0 0 24.1%

May

102 86.4 69.3 0 0 21.6%

June

103.8 91.6 76.3 0 0 20.7%

July

105.8 93.6 79.3 0 0 23.3%

August

106.5 93.7 79.7 0 0 25.3%

September

102.7 89.8 76.1 0 0 28.4%

October

98.2 82.6 64.9 0 0 35.1%

November

85.6 72.3 57.9 0 0 41.2%

December

77.7 63.9 51.1 0 0 44.6%
The warmest avg. temperature is around 93.7°F / 34.3°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 61.2°F / 16.2°C average air temperature. January is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the max. precipitation in a year with 0in / 0mm.

Activities & POI in Sharm el-Sheikh

Type of Activity List
Beach Sunny Beach, Shark Bay, Viva Beach
Attraction Casino Sharm, Sinai Grand Casino, Mangrove trees, Alf Leila Wa Leila, Night Disco "Antalia"
Activities in Sharm el-Sheikh are numerous and you’ll have a great time enjoying the sun and admiring the breathtaking scenery. If you are interested in water sports, you’ll be able to practice various types of diving, as well as windsurfing, kitesurfing or canoeing in Ras Mohammed or Nabq.

To avoid crowds when you visit the best spots in the region, choose a diving safari, where you can discover quieter places at your own pace.

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