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

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

When to go to Mount Sinai, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Mount Sinai, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Sinai, Egypt by month

January

If you are traveling to Mount Sinai in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

February can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March for Mount Sinai dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

April

Traveling to Mount Sinai in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

May

May dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

June

June in Mount Sinai very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

July

July very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

September

September here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October in Mount Sinai very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Mount Sinai in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mount Sinai, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount Sinai, 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 Mount Sinai
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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