Currency in Hurghada


Weather And Best Time To Go To Hurghada

The Geographical Location & Climate Of Hurghada

Hurghada is located on the Western shores of the Red Sea facing the shores of Saudi Arabia on the Eastern side of the sea. The city is located on longitude 33 in the East and latitude 27 in the North. 

The shores of the Red Sea occupy the Eastern border of the city, the Eastern Desert of Egypt to its West, the small city of Ras Ghareb 143 to its North, and Safaga is located 61 kilometers to its South.

Hurghada has a surface area of 460 square kilometers and it is located in a valley situated between two high plateaus.

The population of Hurghada has been increasing largely during the last ten years due to the spread of touristic activities in the city and around it and the establishment of new cities around it like El Gouna, which was founded only 15 years ago and the Makadi Bay located to the North of Hurghada near the city of Safaga.

Hurghada is located 530 kilometers to the South East of Cairo, 286 kilometers to the North East of Luxor and after the construction of the road leading from the River Valley near Edfu to the Red Sea, many tourists who stay in Hurghada spend a few days in Hurghada and vice versa.

Although Hurghada is located around 760 kilometers to the West of Sharm El Sheikh, there is now a ferry that transfers passengers, through the Red Sea, between the two cities; the fact that made many tourists visit these two marvelous destinations together.

The Weather

Hurghada has a mixture of the Climate of the Red Sea and the characteristics of the desert area. This makes it a dry area where so little rain usually falling around the year.

The city is featured with its warm weather all year long. However, in the summer the city can get really hot with the temperature reaching more than 35 degrees.

This is why the spring and the autumn seasons are the best times to visit Hurghada. However, in the winter, the city still offers the guests warm dry weather and in the summer, vacationers take the pleasure of spending the morning on the marvelous beaches.

Hurghada, the summers are long, hot, arid, and clear; the winters are cool, dry, and mostly clear; and it is windy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 54°F to 97°F and is rarely below 50°F or above 102°F. 

Best time to Go

November 5th to April 15th