Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Sharm el-Sheikh, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Sharm el-Sheikh, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sharm el-Sheikh.

If you want to check out the lovely El-Samaeyeen Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the stunning Al-Mostafa Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; you should check with the Sharm el-Sheikh tourism authority.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Sharm el-Sheikh.

What to wear/what to pack for Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt by month

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January

If you visit Sharm el-Sheikh during January, 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Sharm el-Sheikh is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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March

March in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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April

If you visit Sharm el-Sheikh during April, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Sharm el-Sheikh in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you go to Sharm el-Sheikh in June, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Sharm el-Sheikh during July, you will probably notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Sharm el-Sheikh in August, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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September

September in Sharm el-Sheikh is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Sharm el-Sheikh in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Sharm el-Sheikh is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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December

December for Sharm el-Sheikh is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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