Red Sea weather in May

Thinking about venturing to Red Sea this May and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Red Sea in May?

Red Sea is a region in Egypt. May in Red Sea generally has very warm temperatures, with almost no precipitation.

The average maximum temperatures are very warm and range from 31°C in Hurghada to 34°C in Port Ghalib. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 18°C in Port Ghalib and 24°C in Hurghada. The temperatures mentioned for both day and night are typical averages. However some days might get even hotter. It's best to stay prepared by wearing cloths suitable for the warmth.

May is a very dry month with an average rainfall of around 0.3 mm in Hurghada. Meanwhile, Hurghada enjoys close to 319 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For a closer look at May's conditions in Red Sea, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Red Sea's yearly weather, check out our Red Sea climate page.

Where to go in Red Sea in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Red Sea on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Red Sea

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Red Sea?

Average weather in Hurghada

In May Hurghada generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Hurghada
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
27°C 
20°C 
288 hours 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
31°C 
24°C 
319 hours 
0.3 mm 
1 day 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C 
26°C 
351 hours 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Hurghada

Average weather in Abu Dabab

In May Abu Dabab generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Abu Dabab
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
22°C 
0.1 mm 
0 days 
31°C 
25°C 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C 
27°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Abu Dabab

Average weather in Al-Qusayr

In May Al-Qusayr generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Al-Qusayr
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
27°C 
21°C 
0.1 mm 
0 days 
31°C 
25°C 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C 
27°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Al-Qusayr

Average weather in Marsa Alam City

In May Marsa Alam City generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Marsa Alam City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
22°C 
0.1 mm 
0 days 
31°C 
25°C 
0.3 mm 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C 
27°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Marsa Alam City

Average weather in Coraya Bay

In May Coraya Bay generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Coraya Bay
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
22°C 
0.1 mm 
0 days 
32°C 
25°C 
0.2 mm 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
34°C 
27°C 
0 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Coraya Bay

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Is May the best time to visit Red Sea?

We consider May to be one of the best times to travel to Red Sea. Typically, the climate in Hurghada is perfect.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December offering mostly perfect weather in Hurghada.

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