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

May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Hurghada, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.9°C (71.4°F) and 32.9°C (91.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 29.1°C (84.4°F) in April, to a tropical 32.9°C (91.2°F). In Hurghada, Egypt, in May, the average low-temperature is 21.9°C (71.4°F).

Humidity

In Hurghada, Egypt, the average relative humidity is 42%.

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

In Hurghada, the average seawater temperature in May 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).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Hurghada is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Hurghada?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Hurghada, Egypt, is 32.9°C (91.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.9°C (71.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Hurghada?

The average relative humidity in May in Hurghada, Egypt, is 42%.

Does it rain in Hurghada in May?

In May, in Hurghada, Egypt, it doesn't rain. April is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Hurghada?

February, May through September are months without rainfall.

What is the sea temperature in May in Hurghada?

In May, the average sea temperature in Hurghada, Egypt, is 24.5°C (76.1°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Hurghada?

The average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hurghada have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Hurghada?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Hurghada?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Hurghada, Egypt, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.9°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 May: 21.9°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 May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average humidity in May: 42%

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

Average rainfall in May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in May: 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 May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.2 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 May - Hurghada, 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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

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 May: 10.2h

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 May - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Average UV index in May: 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).