Shark's Bay Weather May Averages, Egypt

    • Temperature Temperature 28°C 82°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 33°C 91°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 23°C 73°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 11 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 1 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 1 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 24°C 75°F

    Shark's Bay Weather for May 2021

    Weather Lowdown

    May in Shark's Bay, Egypt sees a considerable increase in favourable weather as summer fast approaches. Average temperatures, average highs and lows, average sea temperature and average daily sunshine hours all increase for the month. Average rainfall stays stagnant, but remains a non-issue.

    The average temperature for May is 28°C (82°F). Average highs get to 33°C (91°F) and are mostly experienced in the beginning of the month as the end of the month's daily highs can reach 36°C (96°F). Average lows for May go down to 23°C (73°F) which are also mostly experienced at the beginning of the month. After May 11th daily lows typically reach 26°C (78°F). May sees rising daily highs with only one day in ten going over 39°C (102°F) or falling under 28°C (83°F). Daily lows only go under 20°C (68°F) or rise above 28°C (82°F) every one in ten days.

    The average rainfall for May, as seen in most months of the year, is 1mm. This translates to an average of 1 day of rainfall or every 1 in 31 days.

    The average humidity for May is 37% and ranges from 16%, considered dry, to 57%, considered mildly humid. The humidity rarely goes under 10%, considered very dry, goes above 76%, considered humid. The end of the month is the most likely to be the least humid, while the beginning of the month is most likely to be the most humid.

    The wind speed in May varies between 2mph, light air, to 22mph, fresh breeze. The end of May will be most likely to have the highest wind speeds, while the beginning of the month will be the 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 rises from April's 10, to 11. This is the third highest average sunshine hours for the year, tied with September. As the month goes on, daily sunshine hours slowly increase with the end of the month most likely to experience the most daily sunshine.

    The average sea temperature for May rises to 24°C (75°F) from April's 23°C (73°F). This is tied with December for the fourth lowest average sea temperature for the year.

    Where to stay

    To experience a truly relaxing holiday check in to the Reef Oasis Blue Bay Resort in Sharm el Sheikh. This five star property is located on the beach providing panoramic views of the Red Sea. This hotel is great for families and couples as there are numerous activities to accommodate everybody. Some services include sports activities, evening entertainment, spa, Aqua Park and five pools. Rooms range from standard to honeymoon suites.

    For a fantastic resort stay try Club Magic Life Sharm el Sheikh. This club is located right on the beach and has an in house reef. Club Magic offers various sports activities such as beach volleyball, tennis and archery. There is even a team of Magic Divers to take you on diving excursions near the hotel. Rooms range from a double room to junior suite and all rooms have air conditioning, satellite television, mini bar and balcony.

    A five star hotel that combines Egyptian charm with European elegance is the Domina Coral Bay Prestige Hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. With a private beach and temperature-controlled pools, you will have all you need to relax your days away. There are 53 rooms with four poster beds and orthopaedic mattresses and include air conditioning, smart television, digital safe, Jacuzzi bathtub and bathrobe. 

    For an adult only holiday, a great choice is the Baron Palms Resort in Sharm el Sheikh. This five star resort is a boutique style hotel with large tropical gardens including 150 mega sized palm trees. There are two swimming pools, which have waterfalls, Jacuzzis and cascades. There are 230 total rooms, which include two junior suites and one executive suite. The private beach is opposite the Straights of Tiran with a view of Tiran Island.

    Things to do

    If you are looking to participate in a day trip while on holiday in Shark's Bay, Egypt, check out Nabq Tours. Nabq Tours organises tours, trips and excursions from Sharm el Sheikh and has been doing so for fifteen years. There are many different options to choose from with something for everyone's likings. Some popular excursions include a buggy safari, Jerusalem by bus, Luxor by plane and diving.

    A great for May and before the summer crowds arrive is learning to dive. Shikh Coast Diving Centre provides a great diving experience in a perfect location between the Island of Tiran and Ras Mohammed. Being PADI certified, you can be confident in the abilities of the instructors and professional environment provided. If you have time, look into the diving tours offered which usually last seven days.

    Hit the beach

    A great beach to head to for a lively atmosphere is Naama Bay Beach. This beach is very built up as a lot of the resorts are located here. You will find lots of shops, restaurants, shisha cafes, clubs and bars. The public beach area here is rather small, but each resort has sections of private beach and there are plenty of water activities available as well.

    Eating & drinking out

    For a bistro serving up French Cuisine, head to La Fleur Restaurant in Naama Bay. This upmarket bistro has a formal dress code and is perfect for that special occasion. The food served is gourmet and the service first class. Some options include sea bass, reef and beef (surf and turf) and lobster. Diners can choose to enjoy either the cosy elegant interior dine al fresco.

    If you are looking for a pub with great food showing all the major sporting events check out Three Crowns in Nabq Bay. This quintessentially British-style pub provides amazing service and some of the best steaks you will find anywhere. There is beer on draft, plus a fun quiz night. 

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