Hurghada Weather May Averages, Egypt
- Temperature 27°C 81°F
- High Temperature 33°C 91°F
- Low Temperature 22°C 72°F
- Day Temperature 30°C 86°F
- Night Temperature 28.5°C 83°F
- Sunshine Hours 13 hours
- Rainfall 0 mm
- Rainfall Days 0.2 days
- Sea Temperature 24°C 75°F
What's the weather like in Hurghada in May
Hurghada enjoys great weather year round thanks to the subtropical desert climate. In May, temperatures can reach 32 degrees celsius during the day, dropping to 22 degrees overnight.
Rainfall is a low 1mm on average for one day during the month; barely noticeable.
Average Sunshine Hours and Sea Temperature
You can expect to enjoy 11 hours of sunshine a day, and the sea water temperature meanwhile is an inviting 24 degrees.
Hurghada Hotels in May
Triton Empire Inn
A popular choice for affordable accommodation in Hurghada, Triton Empire Inn is perfect for families and couples alike. There is a handful of amenities available here for guests to enjoy, including swimming pool, spa, private beach, restaurants, bar, shops, children's playground and WiFi access. You'll also find a small selection of rooms on offer, including single and double rooms.
Princess of Arabia
When it comes to self-catering apartments in Hurghada, Princess of Arabia is a top pick. Just a short walk away from the centre of the resort and the beach, this complex provides guests with two bedroom apartments, all of which come with air conditioning, WiFi access and a complete kitchen with everything you need to prepare your own meals. There are plenty of amenities available onsite, including swimming pools, sundeck, gardens, airport shuttle, BBQ facilities and public parking.
Bars and Restaurants
Situated on the bay at Hurghada, Beach Restaurant is a great place to grab a snack following a diving trip. At this casual eatery you'll find a mixture of fast food and pub grub being offered, including burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, salads and seafood, as well as a varied kids' menu. There is plenty of shade available on the outdoor terrace for those who want to seek shelter from the sun.
Grand Fish & Sushi Restaurant
When it comes to fresh seafood in Hurghada, it doesn't get much better than Grand Fish & Sushi Restaurant. This trendy eatery is stylishly decorated and features a menu with specialities such as seafood soup, fish and chips, lobster, mussels, shrimp, crab and grilled white fish. The staff here are very efficient and will go out of their way to make sure you have everything just how you like it.
Things to do in Hurghada in May
Makadi Water World
Families on holiday in Hurghada won't want to miss the chance to spend the day at Makadi Water World. With more than 50 different water slides for kids and adults, including a 19m free-fall slide, mini rainbow, tunnel slide and elephant slide, there is something for everyone to enjoy here. Open from 10am until 5pm every day, this water park also features many chill out and sunbathing zones where you can relax. The price of the ticket includes entry to the park and food and drink at the various eateries found within, making it an affordable day out for everybody.
Diamond Red Sea
Whether you want to learn how to dive or are eager to earn a PADI certificate, Diamond Red Sea can help you out. This popular diving centre is based in the heart of the resort and hosts diving and snorkelling excursions along the Abu Hashish reef in the south of Hurghada. Here you'll have the chance to see many rock formations and marine life such as canals, coral gardens, table corals, ergs, fairy basslets, butterfly fish, blue fusiliers, calamari and barracudas. There are also plenty of larger creatures in the area, including turtles, stone fish and scorpion fish.
Dates for the diary
There aren't any significant events and festivals in Hurghada in the month of May, however, with amazing weather and a plethora of outdoor and water pursuits to enjoy, you'll have plenty of fun things to fill up your days with.