Shark's Bay Weather March Averages, Egypt
The arrival of March signals that spring is on its way in Shark's Bay, Egypt. As seems to be the case year round, temperatures are warm, the sunshine is long and the rainfall is non-existent. March would be a great time to visit and avoid the summer crowds.
The average temperature for March is 20°C (68°F). Average highs reach 25°C (77°F) and are most likely in the beginning of the month as the middle and ending of the month have daily highs that reach 28°C (82°F). Average lows go down to 15°C (59°F) which are most common in the beginning of the month. The middle and end of the month see daily lows reach 19°C (66°F). March is described as having rising daily highs with only one day in ten going over 32°C (89°F) or under 22°C (71°F). Daily lows only go under 13°C (56°F) or over 22°C (71°F) one day in ten.
The average rainfall for March is practically non-existent with 1mm. This translates to on average 1 day of rainfall or every 1 in 31 days.
The average humidity for March is 41% and ranges from 26%, considered dry, to 60%, considered mildly humid. The humidity rarely goes under 12%, considered very dry, or above 80%, considered humid. The end of the month is the most likely to be the least humid.
The wind speed in March varies between 1mph, light air, to 20mph, fresh breeze. The middle of March will be the most likely to have the highest wind speed. The beginning of the month will be the most likely to have the lowest wind speed. The wind direction blows out of the north most often and out of the southwest least often.
The average sunshine hours in March is 10. This is the third lowest average sunshine hours for the year tied with April and October. As the month goes on the daily sunshine slowly increases with the end of the month seeing the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature for March is 21°C (70°F). This is tied for the lowest average sea temperature of the year with February.
Where to stay
Sunrise Grand Select Montemare Resort in Sharm El Sheikh is the ultimate adult only luxury accommodation. This brand new resort has 161 rooms including 6 swim up rooms which include a terrace and private pool. There are four restaurants onsite which include a buffet, an Italian option, an Asian Fusion option, and a seafood option. Those looking to relax can head to the spa and choose from the menu of massage and body treatments.
One of the best family options available is the Coral Sea Aqua Club in Sharm El Sheikh. This resort is home to an aqua park that includes a Boomerang, Speed and Bowl slides and lazy river. There are 212 modern guest rooms and suites with private balconies or terraces. There are four restaurants and four bars including a pool bar, ensuring you have everything within reach.
For a romantic stay head to Iberotel Palace located on the sand in Sharm El Sheikh. This adults only resort offers 263 rooms and suites which include amenities such as satellite TV, in room fridge, safe and a private balcony or terrace. There is a private beach with a coral reef for you to explore, two pools and restaurants and bars offering top class cuisine.
Rixos Sharm El Sheikh will provide an unforgettable all-inclusive holiday. There are almost 700 rooms in the resort and includes 10 restaurants, several bars, a spa, kids' club and entertainment and sports facilities. Entertainment has been known to include DJ performances, dance shows and special live shows. This resort is for families and couples only.
Things to do
While visiting Shark's Bay a fun activity is to take an excursion with Sinai Excursions, voted the number 1 choice for discovering Egypt. Prices vary as excursions can range from Cairo and Jerusalem day trips to swimming with dolphins and horse-riding. A popular option is the Camel Ride, Bedouin Dinner & Star Gazing (adults £27 children £18), which includes a 30 minute camel ride, Bedouin dinner and spectacular view of the night sky in the Sharm desert.
Another great day trip is to head to Tiran Island to experience one of the best areas in the world to snorkel. One option is to book through Sharm-Club.com. This tour includes everything, starting with a pick up from your hotel to the jetty and your boat for the day. You will sail two hours north east along the Gulf of Aqaba, which is 1800 meters deep. You eventually arrive to Tiran Island and of course snorkel and swim. Lunch is provided on the boat and you can expect to be back to your hotel by 5pm.
Hit the beach
A must visit beach while in Shark's Bay, is of course, Shark's Bay Beach. This beach is more suited to divers and snorkelers as the actual sand portion is not substantial. However, with what it lacks with sand it makes up with the species seen in the water. Once you enter the water you will see a multitude of fish including parrot and clownfish. There are of course still sunbeds available if you'd rather just lie back and relax.
Eating & drinking out
A great place to hang out and have a drink is the Farsha Chill Out Cafe located in Sharm el Sheikh. Farsha Café offers a 180 degrees view of the Red Sea, Ras Mohammed National Park and some of the most active diving spots in the area. There is beach access and you will have a large variety of drinks available such as coffee, tea or beer. Shisha is also available as well as several snacks such as pizza.
For an East meets West type of cuisine head to Café Royal Sharm El Sheikh. Serving up Egyptian and European dishes, this café has options such as mixed grill, fish & chips and veal escalope. The staff here is very attentive and welcoming and will be sure to invite you back.