December brings cooler weather, with sunny days and clear skies. Sunbathing is still enjoyable, but swimming and snorkeling may require a wetsuit. Diving remains popular, as the Red Sea's marine life is abundant, and the cooler temperatures make the activity more comfortable. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are also popular due to the moderate winds during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.
December is a cool month in Marsa Alam, with temperatures ranging from 17°C to 25°C. The beach is not very crowded during this time, as tourists prefer warmer months. There are no major public holidays or events in December that affect the crowd levels.
The average maximum temperature in Marsa Alam in December is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.
The average temperature in Marsa Alam in December is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 23° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.
The average minimum temperature in Marsa Alam in December is 17°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.
The average day light hours per day in Marsa Alam in December are 10.6 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index in Marsa Alam in December is typically 5.5 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The average sea water temperature in Marsa Alam in December is 25.2° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The average maximum wind speed in Marsa Alam in December is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.
The average wind speed in Marsa Alam in December is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.
The average wind direction in Marsa Alam in December is from the North-Northwest.