Shark's Bay Weather October Averages, Egypt
October is a great time to visit Shark's Bay, Egypt with the temperatures still high but the summer crowds long gone. October sees the average temperatures, average highs and lows, average sea temperature and average sunshine hours all go down from previous months. The average rainfall rises, but should not be an issue for your holiday.
The average temperature throughout October is 27°C (80°F). Average highs get up to 31°C (88°F) which are mostly seen after October 21st as the beginning half of the month still sees daily highs reach 34°C (93°F). Average lows go down to 22°C (72°F) which are also mostly seen after October 21st as the beginning half of the month sees daily lows get to 26°C (78°F). October experiences falling daily highs with only one day in ten going over 37°C (98°F) or under 27°C (80°F). Daily lows only go under 20°C (68°F) or above 27°C (81°F) every one in ten days.
The average rainfall for October rises for the first time since the summer months with 2mm of rainfall. This amount of rainfall is also seen in February.
The average humidity for October is 45% and ranges from 26%, considered dry, to 63%, considered mildly humid. The humidity rarely goes under 17%, considered dry, or goes above 72%, considered humid. The beginning of the month is the most likely to be the least humid while the middle of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The wind speed in October varies from 3mph, light air, to 20mph, fresh breeze. The beginning of October is most likely to have the highest wind speeds while the end 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 continues to go down as winter approaches. October sees 10 hours of average sunshine which is fourth highest of the year and also seen in March and April. As the month goes on, daily sunshine slowly decreases with the beginning of the month on average experiencing the highest daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature for October lowers to 27°C (81°F) from September's 28°C (82°F). This is the second highest average sea temperature for the year and is also seen in July.
Where to stay
The Jaz Mirabel Park is a five star hotel located in Nabq Bay. Part of a larger resort complex, you will not have to venture far to find something to do, as there are 76 shops, restaurants and other leisure facilities. There are 196 rooms available, which all overlook the swimming pool and have air conditioning, balcony or terrace, satellite television and a mini bar.
One of the newest beach resorts in the area is the all-inclusive Le Royal Holiday Resort Sharm el Sheikh. As you approach this resort you know you will be in for a treat as the driveway is lined with palm trees and water fountains that lead into the lobby. There are 426 contemporary rooms available with a choice of standard, superior, family and suites. Make sure to check out the wellness centre, which is over 3,000 square metres.
Try the Domina Coral Bay King's Lake in nearby Sharm el Sheikh. The superior rooms are tastefully furnished and have air conditioning, international satellite television, tea and coffee station, safe box and mini bar. The rooms overlook the Salt Lake or the diving beach with a view of the bay. King's Lake guests have exclusive access to a welcome drink, dedicated check in, daily access to the spa, exclusive access to the Salt Lake loungers and a fruit basket on arrival.
The Jaz Belvedere is a five star resort that will be sure to give you the luxurious, relaxing holiday you are looking for. With direct and exclusive access to the beach, gourmet restaurants, daily entertainment and a kids' club, everything you need is onsite. There are 317 comfy rooms that include a luxury bathroom, satellite television, mini bar and personal safe.
Things to do
A great day out for all the family book a sea trip with Egypt Sunmarine. Being the largest and longest established sea trip provider in Egypt, you will be guaranteed a good time for the whole family. They have a fleet of 25 luxury motor cruisers and 16 sea scope semi-submarines (in yellow). One of the many choices on offer is the Pirate Treasure Hunt, which is great for the kids. You will follow the trail of the hidden treasure using clues and riddles to find the treasure. You might even encounter real pirates
For an all-inclusive active holiday check out King Safari Dahab. They offer several day trips, overnight trips and different excursions such as a 4x4 quad trip, plus the Dahab Activity Program. This includes accommodation, two private yoga classes, two one hour massage sessions, two hour quad bike trip, two guided or into dives, snorkelling trip, Mount Sinai night or day trip, two hour horse riding trip and finally a two day camel & jeep tour. The program lasts 8 days and 7 nights and could make for one memorable holiday.
Eating & drinking out
For a perfect place to chill out head to South North Tea Garden & Culture Café located in Dahab. This is great oasis for both adults and children as there is a garden to relax on cushions and comfortable sofas as well as a playground. You will also find a large trampoline and hammocks for a nap. The tea served is spiced with habak and brewed on an open fire with more than 30 teas available.
For a taste of home, head to The Lounge, a British Restaurant and Sports Bar located in Sharm el Sheikh. This restaurant and bar provide a great atmosphere to take in whatever match is on with a welcoming staff, reasonably priced drinks and great food. Be sure to try their Sunday Roast served from 5pm.