Dahab, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Dahab, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Dahab, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Dahab, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Dahab, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Dahab, Egypt by month

January

Traveling to Dahab in January, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

February

Traveling to Dahab in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

April

If you are traveling to Dahab in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May here is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

June

June for Dahab is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops

July

If you vacation in Dahab during July, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

August in this region can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts

September

If you visit Dahab during September, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

If you vacation in Dahab during October, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

November

November here is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

December

If you visit Dahab during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dahab, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dahab, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Dahab
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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