Hurghada weather in January (Red Sea, Egypt)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in January. The average maximum daytime temperature in Hurghada in January lies at 21.1°C (69.98°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 14.3°C (57.74°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is extremely low with an average of 2mm (0.1 inches). There are generally around 0 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Hurghada with 264 hours of sun during the entire month. January is known as one of the best months to visit Hurghada.


Hurghada, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 14 °C  
Max Temperature 21 °C  
Water Temperature 22 °C  
Chance of Rain 1%  
Precipitation 2mm  
Rainy days 0 days  
Humidity 48%  
Sunshine 264 hrs  

Where to go in Egypt in January

Find out more about the weather in Egypt in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? For visitors traveling to Hurghada we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 22.0°C (71.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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