What’s the weather like in Red Sea in October?
Visit a stunning resort like Hurghada, El Gouna or Makadi Bay at this time and you’ll love the fantastic Mediterranean-like climate. The Red Sea weather in October is very warm and dry and with brilliant blue skies. It’s perfect for a fun half term holiday or a break with a loved one.
Egypt’s famous Red Sea resorts are in the east of the country, with the calm sea lapping the golden beaches. Sharm El Sheikh is towards the north on the Sinai Peninsula, by the Gulf of Aqaba, and has temperatures one or two degrees warmer than places like Makadi Bay. These coastal hotspots all enjoy a cool sea breeze, which is very welcoming in the afternoon sun. Cities further inland don’t benefit from this wind.
The weather in Red Sea in October sees an average daytime high temperature of over 30°C, with some days reaching 36°C. The average low will be just 24°C, so pack plenty of warm weather clothes. The humidity’s 61% and UV levels are high to moderate, which means sunblock is a must. You can leave your rain jacket at home with just 1mm of rainfall on average throughout the Red Sea region in October. There’s around ten hours of glorious sunshine each day on average and it doesn’t set until 5.30pm at the start of October. The water temperature in the Red Sea should be a very inviting 26°C which means swimming, snorkelling and water sports are all available in October.