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

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

When to go to El Gouna, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in El Gouna, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for El Gouna, Egypt by month

January

If you visit El Gouna during January, you are likely to find that it is mild 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 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

February

If you vacation in El Gouna during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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 low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit El Gouna during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit El Gouna during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit El Gouna during May, 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:

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

June

If you visit El Gouna during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit El Gouna 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 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:

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

August

August for El Gouna can be sizzling 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:

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

September

September for El Gouna is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to El Gouna in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no 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
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

December

If you are traveling to El Gouna in December, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for El Gouna, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in El Gouna, 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 El Gouna

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