El Gouna

Avg weather in May
13 Hrs per day
7 mm per month
41 % avg
10 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in El Gouna in May?

The El Gouna weather in May is wonderful. This popular Egyptian resort is hot, dry and very sunny and packed with sunshine for around 12 hours each day. Visitors love this time of the year before the main summer crowds arrive.

Geographical influences

El Gouna enjoys a fantastic spot along the east coast of Egypt. The pretty resort of Hurghada is just 10km to the north and the calm waters of the Red Sea lap the sandy beaches. The sea brings a welcoming breeze which cities inland don’t benefit from.


Sunbathers and beach goers will love the amazing weather in El Gouna in May. This region of Egypt boasts an average daytime high temperature of 33°C, falling to just 24°C on cooler days. The night time level will be around 21°C. The legendary sunshine of the Red Sea resorts produces 12 hours each day, with the sun not disappearing until 6.30pm at the end of May. Rainfall in May in El Gouna’s extremely low, at around 7mm, with an average of just one day receiving rain during the month. If you fancy a splash in the Red Sea, you can expect the water temperature to be a very pleasant 24°C. UV levels are high at this time though, so wear plenty of sunblock when you’re relaxing outside. The average wind speed of 10mph is usually very refreshing.

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