Weather in Hurghada, Egypt in May

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

Temperature in Hurghada in May

The average maximum temperature in Hurghada in May is 34°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 36° in the next month.

The average temperature in Hurghada in May is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Hurghada in May is 23°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in Hurghada in May

The average day light hours per day in Hurghada in May are 13.5 and there are 10.7 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 Hurghada in May is typically 12.4 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 Hurghada in May

The average sea water temperature in Hurghada in May is 25.7° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Hurghada in May

The average total rainfall in Hurghada in May is 0.2cm and on average there are 0.1 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Hurghada in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Hurghada in May is 16° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Hurghada in May is typically 52.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 59.4% in the previous month and 48.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Hurghada in May is typically 33%. The average relative humidity is 37.2% in the previous month and 32.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Hurghada in May

The average maximum wind speed in Hurghada in May is typically 36kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 35kmh in the previous month and 39kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Hurghada in May is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Hurghada in May is from the North-Northwest.

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