When is the best time to go to Abu Dhabi

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Abu Dhabi weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Abu Dhabi are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Abu Dhabi January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 7mm 8.7hrs 11.6hrs

The weather in January in Abu Dhabi is characteristically warm and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Abu Dhabi and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 7mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in January »

February

Abu Dhabi February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 22mm 8.9hrs 12.1hrs

February in Abu Dhabi is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 22mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in February »

March

Abu Dhabi March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 15mm 8.8hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Abu Dhabi is characteristically warm and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in March »

April

Abu Dhabi April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 6mm 10hrs 13.5hrs

Abu Dhabi's weather in April is typically hot and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in April »

May

Abu Dhabi May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
34°C 1mm 11.7hrs 14.1hrs

May is a very dry month in Abu Dhabi and the temperature is generally very hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 38°C (100°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 1mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in May »

June

Abu Dhabi June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
35°C 0mm 11.9hrs 11.6hrs

The weather in June in Abu Dhabi is characteristically very hot and arid.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 39°C (102°F), whilst at night 27°C (80°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in June »

July

Abu Dhabi July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
37°C 0mm 10.8hrs 12.1hrs

July in Abu Dhabi is generally arid with the temperature being very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Abu Dhabi for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 41°C (105°F), whilst at night 29°C (84°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in July »

August

Abu Dhabi August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
37°C 1mm 10.6hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Abu Dhabi is characteristically severely hot and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Abu Dhabi for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a scorching 41°C (105°F), whilst at night 29°C (85°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 1mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in August »

September

Abu Dhabi September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
35°C 0mm 10.8hrs 13.5hrs

Abu Dhabi's weather in September is typically very hot and arid in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 39°C (103°F), whilst at night 27°C (80°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in September »

October

Abu Dhabi October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
32°C 0mm 10.6hrs 14.1hrs

October is a arid month in Abu Dhabi and the temperature is generally very hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 35°C (95°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in October »

November

Abu Dhabi November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 0mm 10.3hrs 11.6hrs

Abu Dhabi's weather in November is typically hot and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some very good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Abu Dhabi and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in November »

December

Abu Dhabi December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 6mm 9hrs 12.1hrs

December in Abu Dhabi is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Abu Dhabi, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Abu Dhabi and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Abu Dhabi with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

Abu Dhabi weather in December »

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Abu Dhabi weather statistics
Hottest month: August 40.4°C 104.7°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: November 10.3hrs
Coldest month: January 23.5°C 74.3°F
Wettest month: February 22mm 0.9ins
Warmest sea: August 33.2°C 91.8°F
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