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Best time to visit Dubai

The best time to visit Dubai is during winter between November and April when the daytime average temperature is 21°C (70°F) rising to a high of 32°C (90°F).

Dubai Weather

Winter night-time temperatures drop to a low of 13°C (55°F) in January.

Dubai receives a sub-tropical, arid climate and enjoys sunny clear days year round, with infrequent rain showers falling mainly in winter.

Summer (April to October) averages 41°C (105°F) peaking to a high of 49°C (120°F) in July and August. Night-time lows average 29°C (84°F). Seawater temperature is a constant 33°C (91°F).

Seasons

High Season: October to May, with December and January the busiest months. Book early if you plan to visit the Dubai Shopping Festival in February and the Dubai World Cup in March.

Low season: April to September during the summer months when hotel prices are usually at a discount.


Dubai – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 18 19 22 26 30 32 34 35 32 28 24 20
Ave High Temp (°C) 22 23 26 31 36 37 39 39 37 33 30 25
Ave Low Temp (°C) 14 14 17 20 24 26 29 30 27 23 19 16
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 8 8 9 10 11 12 11 10 10 10 9 8
Daylight (Hrs daily) 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 11
Comfort Level Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon
Ave Humidity (%) 65 65 60 50 45 50 55 55 60 60 65 65
UV Index 6 8 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 9 7 6
Days with some Rain 5 7 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Ave Rainfall (mm) 10 40 10 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 20
Sea Temp (°C) 22 21 22 24 28 31 32 33 33 31 28 25
(Dubai, UAE) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).


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Latest update: Best time to visit Dubai: 18 November, 2018


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