Weather in Egypt in May

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May is a hot and extremely dry time for sunbathing in Egypt. May is an excellent month for swimming in Egypt with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Egypt in the months of May, June, July, October, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Egypt in May

The average maximum temperature in Egypt in May is 34°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 37° in the next month.

The average temperature in Egypt in May is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Egypt in May is 24°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

Sunshine in Egypt in May

The average day light hours per day in Egypt in May are 13.5 and there are 10.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Egypt in May is typically 12.6 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Egypt in May

The average sea water temperature in Egypt in May is 25.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Egypt in May

The average total rainfall in Egypt in May is 0.1cm and on average there are 0.1 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Egypt in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Egypt in May is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Egypt in May is typically 49.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 54.2% in the previous month and 45.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Egypt in May is typically 30.6%. The average relative humidity is 34% in the previous month and 28.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Egypt in May

The average maximum wind speed in Egypt in May is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 35kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Egypt in May is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Egypt in May is from the South.

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