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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author ADTeasdale. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author ADTeasdale

Dubai climate: when to go to Dubai

Dubai has a desert and dry climate, characterized by low and erratic rainfall, and high levels of temperature, humidity and sunlight. The summers are extremely hot, windy and wet, in particular the high level of humidity makes summer particularly unpleasant climate of Dubai at this time of year.

The rains are very rare and occur during the winter months between December and March, the average annual rainfall is around 100 mm. The climate is warm in the winter but it is more mild and cool, this is the time of year with better weather conditions. Dubai has only 25 days of rain per year and 3,500 hours of sunshine annually.

The summer months from June to September are hot, midday temperatures range from 35 ° C to 42 ° C, the temperature of the night at this time, dropping to values between 26 ° C and 29 ° C. From December to March, the climate is much milder, with average maximum temperatures ranging from 24 ° C to 28 ° C, while the average minimum temperatures have values of 13 ° C during the night.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author Fabio Achilli. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author Fabio Achilli

The water temperature of the sea in front of Dubai ranges between 33 ° C in August and 21 ° C in the month of February.


The best time to visit the city of Dubai are the cooler months between November and April.


DUBAI (16 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 14,3 23,9 9,5  5,4
February 15,5 25,4 34,8  4,7
March 17,7 28,4 33,0  5,8
April 21,0 33,0 7,5  2,6
May 25,1 37,7 1,4  0,3
June 27,3 39,5 0,0  0,0
July 30,0 40,9 0,1  0,5
August 30,4 41,3 0,0  0,5
September 27,7 38,9 0,0  0,1
October 24,1 35,4 0,0  0,2
November 20,1 30,6 5,1  1,3
December 16,3 26,2 15,5  3,8
YEAR 22,5 33,4 94,3  25,2
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 22
February 21
March 22
April 25
May 28
June 31
July 32
August 33
September 32
October 31
November 28
December 24

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