Shark's Bay Weather August Averages, Egypt
August marks the last full month of summer in Shark's Bay, Egypt. The average temperature, average highs and lows and average sea temperature are all their peak. Average rainfall does not exist and average sunshine hours are long.
The average temperature throughout August is 32°C (90°F), which is the highest for the year tied with July. Average highs get up to 37°C (99°F) which along with July are the highest for the year. These average highs are most likely experienced at the end of the month as before August 21st daily highs reach 38°C (101°F). Average lows go down to 27°C (81°F) which are the highest average lows of the year. These are mostly seen at the end of the month as before August 21st daily lows can reach 29°C (84°F). August experiences gradually falling highs with only one day in ten going over 41°C (105°F) or under 36°C (96°F). Daily lows only go under 27°C (80°F) or go above 31°C (88°F) one day in ten.
The average rainfall for August is 0mm. This is the same average rainfall that June, July and September all see.
The average humidity for August is 38% and ranges from 19%, considered dry, to 57%, considered mildly humid. The humidity rarely goes under 12%, considered dry, or above 73%, considered humid. The beginning of the month is most likely to be the least humid. The end of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The wind speed in August varies between 2mph, light air, and 21mph, fresh breeze. The end of the month is most likely to have the highest wind speeds while the beginning of the month is most likely to have the lowest wind speeds. The wind direction blows out of the north most often and out of the southwest least often.
The average sunshine hours for August is 12, which is the second highest for the year. As the month goes on, daily sunshine hours slowly decrease with the beginning of the month experiencing the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature for August is 28°C (82°F), which is the highest for the year. This average sea temperature is also seen in September.
Where to stay
A great family choice is the Sea Club Aqua Park in Nabq Bay. With the Aqua Park your kids will have an amazing time. There are many different aqua games and slides including the tsunami slide, rafting slide, mushroom and even a wave pool. There are 302 rooms on the property that include family suites, family rooms and standard and duo rooms. All rooms include LCD television, mini fridge, digital safe and private balcony or terrace.
For a luxurious option check into Cleopatra Luxury Resort in Sharm el Sheikh. This resort features a private beach with amazing views of the Red Sea. You have the choice between a family suite, executive suite, junior suite, a luxury room or superior room. There are four restaurants available as well as room service. There are five bars in the resort including a club and pool bar.
Domina Coral Bay Elisir was built as a concept to serve their guests' every need. Offering an oriental atmosphere, this five star all-inclusive resort has 89 rooms, which all include a balcony or terrace. Other amenities consist of smart satellite television, digital safe and walk in closet. There are four restaurants and seven bars that include two pool bars and two beach bars on the private beach.
Another great five star luxury choice is the Iberotel Palace in Sharm el Sheikh. There are 301 rooms and suites, which have been tastefully furnished. These include a view of the pool or garden and have air conditioning, a safe, mini bar, satellite television and sometimes a balcony or terrace. There are three restaurants and two bars including a pool/beach bar. For those with kids, there is a kids' club and children pool available.
Things to do
A must do for your holiday to Shark's Bay is one of the numerous day trips offered by Book Tour Egypt. A great option is to do Luxor tour by plane. This is a one-day excursion that has you flying to Luxor to see the most famous sights in one day including the Karnak Temple, Valley of Kings and the Hatshepsut Temple. At £125 for adults and £100 for children, this trip includes flights, all transfers in Sharm el Sheikh and Luxor, entrance fees, English speaking tour guide and lunch in Luxor.
Animal lovers should check out Mangroovy Horses located in Sharm el Sheikh. There are many short trips offered on horses including a sunrise ride, trip to the desert, trip to the seaside and a full moon ride. Riding lessons are also offered. Make sure you inquire about customising your trip as individual requests are encouraged.
Hit the beach
If you have come to Shark's Bay with the intention to learn to dive or to snorkel, one of the best places to do so is the Coral Reefs in Dahab. This area is much more laid back than other resorts in the area. There is no admission for beach access and plenty of opportunities to learn to scuba dive. Those with experience will love to dive in this area as the marine life is incredible and the water is crystal clear.
Eating & drinking out
Sports lovers and those looking for a night out should head to the Palm Lounge Café located in Naama Bay. Even if a match is not on cable the bartenders will use Wi-Fi to stream the match you would like to see. Prices are reasonable and there are plenty of drinks as well as shisha to choose from.
If you are looking for a change of pace, head to II Vizietto Italian Restaurant for some delicious authentic Italian cuisine. II Vizietto serves up the best pizza in the area and is made in a traditional wood oven. Those that prefer other dishes have plenty of choices form homemade pasta and fresh seafood dishes.