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Hurghada Weather in January, Egypt

Hurghada Averages January


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    0.3 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    0.4 mm

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Hurghada Daily Averages January

January 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 16º 61º
2 Avg 15º 59º
3 Avg 15º 59º
4 Avg 16º 61º
5 Avg 16º 61º
6 Avg 16º 61º
7 Avg 16º 61º
8 Avg 15º 59º
9 Avg 16º 61º
10 Avg 14º 57º
11 Avg 15º 59º
12 Avg 16º 61º
13 Avg 16º 61º
14 Avg 17º 63º
15 Avg 17º 63º
16 Avg 17º 63º
17 Avg 18º 64º
18 Avg 18º 64º
19 Avg 17º 63º
20 Avg 17º 63º
21 Avg 17º 63º
22 Avg 18º 64º
23 Avg 18º 64º
24 Avg 18º 64º
25 Avg 19º 66º
26 Avg 19º 66º
27 Avg 18º 64º
28 Avg 17º 63º
29 Avg 16º 61º
30 Avg 16º 61º
31 Avg 16º 61º
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What's the weather like in Hurghada in January

Hurghada is Egypt's second largest city and, with its location on the Red Sea coast it's ideal for water sports including diving and snorkelling. Its subtropical desert climate brings year-round warm and dry weather it's no wonder Hurghada is a top holiday destination for both Europeans and Egyptians alike.


January is Hurghada's coldest month, but it's difficult to tell that with peak daytime temperatures reaching 21 degrees celsius. Overnight it can drop to around 11 degrees, so it's worth taking a light jacket for the evenings.


Rainfall is a low; 1mm on average, over 0 days.

Average Sunshine Hours and Sea Temperature

You can expect to enjoy 7 hours of sunshine a day, and the sea water temperature meanwhile is an inviting 22 degrees.

Hurghada Hotels in January

The Grand Resort

When it comes to romantic hotels, The Grand Resort is a hot pick. Found in the heart of Hurghada, this complex offers plenty to see and do, including three swimming pools, beach access, daytime and evening entertainment, fitness classes, sports activities, numerous bars and restaurants, internet café, shuttle bus, children's clubs and playground. There is a selection of rooms to choose from, including standard rooms, junior suites and interconnecting rooms, all of which come with air conditioning, satellite TVs and balconies or terraces with pool or garden views.

Aqua Vista Resort & Spa

Aqua Vista Resort & Spa is ideal for families and couples looking for a hotel which incorporates a spa. This four-star complex offers a variety of family and standard rooms, all of which come with balconies with pool or garden views, air conditioning, TVs, and complete bathrooms. The extensive spa features heated pools, showers, Jacuzzi and sauna, as well as several treatments and therapies. There is a wealth of other amenities to enjoy, too, such as swimming pools with water slides, bars, restaurants, kids' club, mini golf, 24-hour reception, babysitting services, beauty salon, shuttle service and WiFi access.

Bars and Restaurants

Gaucho Steakhouse

When it comes to perfect steak in Hurghada, Gaucho Steakhouse is a challenge to beat. Situated in Village Road, this restaurant offers a variety of beef cuts, including sirloin, fillet, rib eye, New York strip and T bone, making it a must-visit for steak lovers.

Each dish is served alongside a selection of homemade sauces and authentic Egyptian side dishes. Not just a place for steak, Gaucho Steakhouse also serves a selection of pasta, seafood, fish and vegetarian dishes, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Sea Bar Bistro

One of the few restaurants in the resort which serves pork, Sea Bar Bistro is a great place to go for some traditional pub grub. Open from morning until late, this restaurant serves a variety of breakfasts including full English and vegetarian followed by a choice of pizzas, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pastas and grilled meat in the afternoon and evening. If you've left room for dessert, you can choose between a selection of puddings, including crème brulee, ice cream and tiramisu. 

Champs' Sports Bar

The traditional English-style Champs' Sports Bar found within the Hilton Hurghada Resort also shows all major sporting events. Open every day from 9.30am until midnight, this bar features leather sofas and bar stools just like you'd find in the UK, as well as a full-size pool table and several British beers which are available on draft.

Things to do in Hurghada in January

New Marina

The New Marina is a fantastic place to enjoy a leisurely stroll and soak up the sights, so don't forget to bring your camera. As well as the marina with its many boats and yachts, this area is also home to plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes where you can stop for a drink or bite to eat. If you get the chance to go after sunset, make sure you do. The marina takes on a completely different scene when Hurghada's rich and famous come out to wine and dine.

Sindbad Bowling Centre

If the evenings become a little chilly, head to the indoor Sindbad Bowling Centre. Located just behind the Sindbad Aqua Resort and Hotel, this ten pin bowling alley is a fun, family-friendly way to spend an evening, and includes pool tables, snooker and all the arcade games usually found at British bowling lanes.

Dates for the diary

Coptic Christmas is held in the first week of January. The Egyptian Christmas celebration typically includes Christians attending mass; they also fast for 43 days prior to this notable day of the year now that's dedication!

Islamic New Year, also known as Al Hijra, marks the day when Mohammed travelled from Mecca to Medina. Muslims use this day to reflect on their life and think about positive changes for the forthcoming year. 

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