Hurghada
Egypt
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Hurghada, Egypt

Beach shades reflected in water on a calm sunny day in Hurghada, Egypt
Beach shades reflected in water on a calm sunny day in Hurghada, Egypt
The last month of the summer, August, is another very hot month in Hurghada, Egypt, with average temperature varying between 26.2°C (79.2°F) and 36.1°C (97°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still sweltering 36.1°C (97°F). In Hurghada, in August, the average low-temperature is 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Hurghada is 46%.

Rainfall

In Hurghada rain does not fall in February, May through September.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Hurghada, with an average sea temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Hurghada, the average length of the day in August is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Hurghada?

In August, the average high-temperature is 36.1°C (97°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.2°C (79.2°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Hurghada?

The average relative humidity in August in Hurghada is 46%.

What is the driest month in Hurghada?

In Hurghada rain does not fall in February, May through September.

When is the sea warmest in Hurghada?

The month with the warmest seawater in Hurghada, Egypt, is August, with an average sea temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Hurghada?

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average seawater temperature in August is 28.6°C (83.5°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Hurghada have in August?

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average length of the day in August is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hurghada have in August?

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Hurghada?

Months with the highest UV index in Hurghada are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in August in Hurghada?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Hurghada, Egypt, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in August: 36.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11°C).

Average humidity in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average humidity in August: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (53%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

Average rainfall in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.6°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).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average daylight in August: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8h).

Average UV index in August - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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).