The best times to visit Sinai Peninsula for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd

or

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.

 

 


Other Sinai Peninsula Travel Info

Weather in Sinai Peninsula

Temperature

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)

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Sinai Peninsula Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

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Sinai Peninsula Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 64.6 49.5 35.9
Feb 68.3 53.1 38.9
Mar 75.1 59.3 44.1
Apr 81.9 65.5 49
May 88.8 72.8 56.1
Jun 94.4 77.7 61
Jul 96.7 80.8 65.2
Aug 96.8 81.3 66.5
Sep 91.5 77 63.4
Oct 85 70.6 57.5
Nov 75.7 60.4 46.9
Dec 67.6 51.8 38

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.1 9.7 2.2
Feb 20.2 11.7 3.8
Mar 23.9 15.2 6.7
Apr 27.7 18.6 9.4
May 31.6 22.7 13.4
Jun 34.7 25.4 16.1
Jul 35.9 27.1 18.4
Aug 36 27.4 19.2
Sep 33.1 25 17.4
Oct 29.4 21.4 14.2
Nov 24.3 15.8 8.3
Dec 19.8 11 3.3

 


 

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.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sinai Peninsula (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.3
Feb 3% 0 0.2
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 1% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.8
Feb 3 0 0.5
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 1 0 0.3

 

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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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
Jan 47.1%
Feb 41.9%
Mar 37.7%
Apr 32.6%
May 30.5%
Jun 32.7%
Jul 35.5%
Aug 39.3%
Sep 47.2%
Oct 50.5%
Nov 48.7%
Dec 47.4%

 

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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.7 in December means 58.7% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

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.

 

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