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

January 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
January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in Hurghada, Egypt, with average temperature varying between 11°C (51.8°F) and 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 11°C (51.8°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 48%.

Rainfall

January is the last month it rains in Hurghada. During 0.3 rainfall days, Hurghada aggregates 0.4mm (0") of precipitation. In Hurghada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 2 days and collects up to 5.2mm (0.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Hurghada, in January, the average water temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Hurghada, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average sunshine in January is 8.6h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Hurghada is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Hurghada?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 11°C (51.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Hurghada?

In January, in Hurghada, the average high-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Hurghada?

In January, the average relative humidity in Hurghada is 48%.

What is the last month it rains in Hurghada?

January is the last month it rains in Hurghada, Egypt. During 0.3 rainfall days, in January, Hurghada aggregates 0.4mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Hurghada?

In January, the average sea temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Hurghada have in January?

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hurghada have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Hurghada, Egypt, is 8.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Hurghada?

In Hurghada, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.5°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 January: 11°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 January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average humidity in January: 48%

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

Average rainfall in January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.4mm

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 January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.3 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 January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average sea temperature in January: 23.1°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

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 January: 8.6h

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 January - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average UV index in January: 5

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).