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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Author Emmanuel Eragne. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Author Emmanuel Eragne

Sharjah climate: when to go to Sharjah

Sharjah has a desert climate of hot and dry type, characterized by low and erratic rainfall, and high levels of temperature, humidity and hours of sunlight. The city’s climate is characterized by mild winters and very hot and muggy summers.

In winter, between November and March the weather is ideal, being warm and sunny, with cool nights and daytime temperatures between 18 ° C and 30 ° C. In summer, from May to September, the climate is warm with temperatures in the mid-day in July and August reaching 40 ° C, during these two months the humidity reaches values ​​of 100%.

The rainfall is very scarce and irregular, and occur almost exclusively from November to April. Every year there are on average about 100 mm of precipitation. About 70% of the low annual rainfall falls in the months of February and March which are the months with the most rainfall during the year. Sharjah has an average of only 12 days of rain per year while it has more than 3,500 hours of sunshine per year.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Author Sakena. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Author Sakena

The temperature of the seawater in Sharjah varies between 33 ° C in August and 21 ° C in the month of February.

WHEN TO GO TO SHARJAH

The best time to visit the city of Sharjah are the coolest months of winter, between November and March.

SHARJAH CLIMATIC TABLES

SHARJAH (5 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 12,1 24,2 9,5  1,5
February 12,7 25,2 34,8  3,3
March 15,3 28,8 33,0  4,0
April 18,3 34,0 7,5  1,2
May 21,9 38,5 1,4  0,1
June 24,6 40,8 0,0  0,0
July 27,5 42,2 0,1  0,1
August 27,7 41,7 0,0  0,1
September 24,3 39,8 0,0  0,0
October 20,6 36,0 0,0  0,0
November 16,4 30,9 5,1  0.4
December 13,5 26,2 15,5  2,0
YEAR 19,6 34,0 106,9  12,7
SHARJAH
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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