The best times to visit Sinai Peninsula for ideal weather are
March 5th to June 3rd
September 24th to November 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Sinai Peninsula Travel Guide
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Weather in Sinai Peninsula
Average temperatures in Sinai Peninsula vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Sinai Peninsula, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 98.6°F (37°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.
Sinai Peninsula Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Sinai Peninsula Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Sinai Peninsula Perceived Temperature (F)
Sinai Peninsula Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Sinai Peninsula Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sinai Peninsula are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.
When can you find snow in Sinai Peninsula? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Sinai Peninsula.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sinai Peninsula (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Sinai Peninsula has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (30.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (50.5%).
Wind in Sinai Peninsula is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late June where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sinai Peninsula.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6.2||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.8||Light breeze||13||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.9||Light breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|May||6.8||Light breeze||14.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.9||Light breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.6||Light breeze||14.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.6||Light breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.6||Light breeze||14.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||6||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.4||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.5||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Sinai Peninsula?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Egypt; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 30, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt is January, followed by July and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Sinai Peninsula in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Sinai Peninsula Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 69.7°F (20.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sinai Peninsula, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.8°F (33.8°C) and 72.6°F (22.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Sinai Peninsula to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 62.3°F (16.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.