Shark's Bay Weather February Averages, Egypt
February is the last full month of winter in Shark's Bay, Egypt, but you would not be able to tell that by the weather. With little to no rainfall, long sunshine hours and nice average highs, February is a great time to visit.
The average temperature in February is 17°C (63°F). Average highs get up to 22°C (72°) which are most likely experienced in the first ten days of the month. Daily highs in the middle and end of the month are seen getting to 25°C (77°F). The average lows go down to 12°C (54°F) which are most common in the beginning of the month, as the month progresses daily lows get up to 16°C (61°F). February is described as having rising daily highs with only one day in ten going over 29°C (84°F) or going under 19°C (67°F). Daily lows only go under 12°C (53°F) or over 19°C (67°F) one day in ten.
The average rainfall for February, as the rest of the year, sees little to no rainfall with 2mm. This translates to on average 1 day of rainfall or every 1 in 28 days.
The average humidity for February is 43% and ranges from 26%, considered dry, to 60%, considered mildly humid. The humidity rarely goes under 15%, considered very dry, or above 79%, considered humid. The end of February is the most likely to be the least humid.
The wind speed in February varies between 1mph, light air, to 18mph, fresh breeze. The end of February will be most likely to have the highest wind speed. The beginning of February will be 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 February is 9, which is the second lowest amount for the year, tied with November. The daily sunshine slowly increases as the month goes on with the end of the month experiencing the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature for February is 21°C (70°F). This is the lowest average sea temperature for the year, tied with March.
Where to stay
For a luxurious resort stay check out Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh. This five-star luxury hotel is in a prime location opposite Tiran Island as well as overlooking the National Marine Park. There are 360 total rooms and suites that include a terrace or balcony, electronic safe, air conditioning, mini-bar, satellite TV and 100% Egyptian cotton linens, towels and bathrobes. Guests also have access to the private beach and two pools
Those looking to dive while on holiday in Shark's Bay should check in to Camel Dive Club & Hotel. Located in Naama Bay this four star hotel was built for divers, by divers. There are 38 rooms available that surround a communal courtyard with swimming pool. The rooms have an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, a refrigerator, satellite TV, and free Wi-Fi. Be sure to inquire about the diving packages that include accommodation.
For a family resort stay look no further than Savoy Hotel Sharm El Sheikh. There are 400 rooms as well as 14 suites that are all elegantly decorated and furnished with high end fixtures. With over 300 metres of private beach, this a perfect place for the whole family to relax. There are five pools available, three for adults and two for children. The onsite kids' club provides children aged 4 to 12 a playground and indoor games room.
If you'd like everything at your fingertips consider the Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort located in Sharm El Sheikh. Here you will find views of the Red Sea and Sinai Mountains, private beach with water sports, onsite diving centre, casino games such as slots and blackjack, a pool and kids club. There are 394 rooms available as well as 101 villas with a balcony or patio for stunning views of the pools, gardens, or mountains.
Things to do
Hit the water and learn to kitesurf with Kite Junkies in Sharm El Sheikh. This kitesurfing school is designed for beginners with a full kite surfing course consisting of three levels. Each level is about 6 hours of learning and practice, which usually can be completed in 2 days. All equipment is included except water shoes and sunglasses, which can be bought. Each level costs 245 with a discount offered if more than one are taken together.
A fun option for the whole family is taking an excursion with Falcon Adventure. With many options, you will be hard pressed picking just one. The most popular option is a Cairo by Air excursion. Located only an hour on plane, this adventure crams in a whole day of attractions such as the Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx, and Cairo Museum. The price for adults is £140, while children are £130.
Hit the beach
A must visit is the Ras Mohammed National Park which is the most famous in Egypt and is visited by people from all over the world. This is due to the diving sites available in the park. The biodiversity and species of animals in the water is truly a sight to see. Diving and snorkelling are popular options here as you will feel like you are swimming in an aquarium.
Eating & drinking out
If you are looking for an Italian restaurant that will leave you wanting more, head to Casa Mia in the Sultan Gardens Resort. The atmosphere will make you feel as if you were in Italy and the food will back that up. On offer are homemade pastas, an anti-pasta buffet, and amazing pizza. The service is also five-star worthy as they are very attentive and always have a smile on their face.
Virus Natraj Indian Restaurant & Lounge serves up some of the best Indian food in Sharm El Sheikh. Here you will find authentic Indian cuisine served up with fresh ingredients and amazing flavours. Some options include Rogan Josh, Madras and lamb chops. You will be able to customise the level of hotness for each dish.