What’s the weather like in Makadi Bay in January?
This stunning Egyptian resort doesn’t have a traditional winter, because the Makadi Bay 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 and clear.
Egypt’s Red Sea resorts like Makadi Bay and El Gouna enjoy a cool sea breeze, making the conditions more comfortable than hot inland cities and towns. Makadi Bay’s on the east coast of the country, about 30km south of the popular Hurghada region and visitors benefit from a refreshing wind off the water.
The weather in Makadi Bay in January still hits an impressive average high temperature of 22°C. This drops to an average low of just 16°C on rare colder days. The night time temperature will be between 9°C to 12°C on average, so pop on a jacket if you head out in the evening. Rainfall averages around just 1mm for the month and it’s incredibly dry like it is all year here. You’ll benefit from nine hours of sunshine each day on average, with the sun rising at 6.30am and not setting until 5pm for most of January. 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 a very light 7mph.