What’s the weather like in El Gouna in January?
This stunning Egyptian resort doesn’t have a traditional winter, because the El Gouna weather in January is very warm and sunny. It’s a great place to visit in the New Year because the crowds have disappeared but the skies are still bright blue. Perfect!
Egypt’s Red Sea resorts like El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh enjoy a cool sea breeze, making the conditions more comfortable than hot inland cities and towns. El Gouna’s on the east coast of the country, about 10km north of the popular Hurghada region and visitors benefit from a refreshing wind off the water.
The weather in El Gouna in January still hits an impressive average high temperature of 22°C. This drops to an average low of just 18°C on rare colder days. The night time temperature will be between 9°C to 12°C on average. Rainfall averages around just 2mm for the month and it’s incredibly dry like it is all year here. You’ll benefit from ten hours of sunshine each day on average, with the sun rising at 6.30am and not setting until 5pm for most of January in El Gouna. Swimming in the sea is still popular this month as the water temperature’s around 23°C. The humidity level should be about 52% and the UV level is moderate to high. The wind speed around east Egypt at this time will be 9mph.