The best times to visit Soma Bay for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Soma Bay Travel Info

Weather in Soma Bay


Average temperatures in Soma Bay vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 63rd 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 Soma Bay, 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 102.5°F (39.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 83.6°F (28.7°C) at night.

Soma Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Soma Bay Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Soma Bay Perceived Temperature (F)


Soma Bay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Soma Bay 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 73.6 62.3 52.5
Feb 76.7 65.3 54.7
Mar 81.3 70.4 59.7
Apr 87.3 76.8 66
May 93.9 84 73.7
Jun 98.6 89.4 79.5
Jul 100.3 91.4 82.3
Aug 100.9 92.1 82.6
Sep 96.4 87.7 78.5
Oct 90.7 80.9 71.9
Nov 83.3 72.8 63.8
Dec 76.6 65.4 56.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 23.1 16.8 11.4
Feb 24.8 18.5 12.6
Mar 27.4 21.3 15.4
Apr 30.7 24.9 18.9
May 34.4 28.9 23.2
Jun 37 31.9 26.4
Jul 37.9 33 27.9
Aug 38.3 33.4 28.1
Sep 35.8 30.9 25.8
Oct 32.6 27.2 22.2
Nov 28.5 22.7 17.7
Dec 24.8 18.6 13.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Soma Bay are February, April, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Soma Bay? 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 Soma Bay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Soma Bay (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

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

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 1 0 1.3
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0.8
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 1 0 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Soma Bay has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (23.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (43.5%).

Wind in Soma Bay is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is June, followed by August and September. June’s average wind speed of around 13.4 knots (15.4 MPH or 24.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early June where average top sustained speeds reach 21.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Soma Bay.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Feb 10.2 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 18.5 Significant breeze
Apr 11.1 Significant breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
May 11.8 Significant breeze 19 Significant breeze
Jun 13.4 Significant breeze 20.6 Strong breeze
Jul 12.3 Significant breeze 19.2 Significant breeze
Aug 12.7 Significant breeze 19.5 Strong breeze
Sep 12.6 Significant breeze 19.5 Significant breeze
Oct 10.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Nov 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Dec 10 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 40.6%
Feb 35.3%
Mar 32.7%
Apr 25.8%
May 23.8%
Jun 23.3%
Jul 27.5%
Aug 28.4%
Sep 34.2%
Oct 41%
Nov 43.5%
Dec 42.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Soma Bay?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Soma Bay, Egypt is July, followed by January and March. 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 Soma Bay in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 57.2 in November means 57.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Soma Bay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 78.2°F (25.7°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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Soma Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.7°F (36.5°C) and 81°F (27.2°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 somewhat cool this time of year in Soma Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.8°F (26°C) and 71.8°F (22.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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