Since the town Falls near the Tropic of Cancer, Marsa Alam’s climate remains sunny and dry throughout the year. The temperatures remain hot and extremely arid although moderated by the Red Sea that lines the town. Weather in Marsa Alam however sees variation at night as temperatures fall down. The best time to visit Marsa Alam would be summer months when most of the tourists’ flock here making it a peak season. However, for people who belong to Europe and other cold climates, the mid-winter season would be the best as the temperatures remain better and cooler than summers.
Summers (April through October): The temperatures can be hot ranging from 30 degrees Celsius in April to the highest of 35 degrees Celsius in July. Night time temperatures remain cool enough to roam around its stunning beaches. Diving is better suited to the summer season due to the 30°C water and calmer seas. This allows for prolonged dives, easier swimming and exceptional visibility.
Winters (November through March): Although not preferred for diving, winters are the best time to visit Marsa Alam for those who just wish to relax on the beachside. The overall average temperature ranges from the annual low of 18 degrees Celsius in January to 23 degrees Celsius in November. October remains the town’s wettest month and sees a 3mm of precipitation on average.