It is possible to dive all year round in the Red Sea. However the air and the water temperature can vary greatly throughout the year.


Water Temperature in Hurghada:


  • From July to September, it is the hottest month with a Water temperature of about 28°C.
  • The coldest month is February with a water temperature of about 21°C.
  • From October to November, you can expect from 25°C to 27°C.
  • From March to June the water is warming up with temperatures ranging between 22°C to 25°C.


Air Temperature in Hurghada


  • In Winter, From November to March, you can expect temperatures ranging between 15°C and 35°C.
  • During Summer, from April to October, air temperatures are much higher and range between 20°C to 45°C!
  • February is the coldest month and August is the hottest one!


Hot Tip


  • There is no really best diving season in Red Sea but if you don’t like crowded dive sites, try to avoid the high season from March to May and from September to November!
  • The low season and maybe the best season if you don’t care about the heat is during Summer from May to August.