May weather forecast
El Gouna, Egypt

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in El Gouna, is a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.8°C (89.2°F) and an average low of 19.9°C (67.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F) in April to a tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). In El Gouna, the average low-temperature is 19.9°C (67.8°F).

Rainfall

January through November are months without rainfall in El Gouna.

Sea temperature

In El Gouna, in May, the average water temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.5°C (76.1°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in El Gouna, Egypt, is 13h and 30min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:06 am and sunset at 6:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:50 am and sunset at 6:35 pm EET.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in El Gouna is 11h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the driest month in El Gouna?

In El Gouna, rain does not fall in January through November.

What is the water temperature in May in El Gouna?

In El Gouna, Egypt, in May, the average water temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.5°C (76.1°F).

What is the average length of the day in May in El Gouna?

In El Gouna, Egypt, the average day length in May is 13h and 30min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in El Gouna?

On the first day of May in El Gouna, Egypt, sunrise is at 5:06 am and sunset at 6:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:50 am and sunset at 6:35 pm EET.

How many hours of sunshine does El Gouna have in May?

In El Gouna, Egypt, the average sunshine duration in May is 11h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in El Gouna?

The months with the highest UV index in El Gouna, Egypt, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in El Gouna?

In El Gouna, Egypt, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average temperature in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (34.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.4°C).

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Average rainfall in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average rainfall in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in May: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average rainfall days in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are March and May (1 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average sea temperature in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (22.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 30min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 27min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).

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Average UV index in May
El Gouna, Egypt

Average UV index in May - El Gouna, Egypt
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 4).

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