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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Dubai, 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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Dubai weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Dubai 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

Dubai January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 11mm 8.6hrs 11.6hrs 23°C

Dubai's weather in January is typically warm and dry in nature.

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

January is in the winter in Dubai 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 Dubai with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in January »

February

Dubai February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 34mm 8.7hrs 12.1hrs 23°C

February in Dubai is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Dubai.

February is in the winter in Dubai 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 Dubai with around 34mm 1.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Dubai weather in February »

March

Dubai March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 24mm 8.7hrs 12.7hrs 23°C

The weather in March in Dubai is characteristically warm and dry.

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

March is in the spring in Dubai and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Dubai with around 24mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Dubai weather in March »

April

Dubai April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 8mm 10.2hrs 13.5hrs 26°C

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

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

April is in the spring in Dubai and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Dubai with around 8mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in April »

May

Dubai May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
33°C 1mm 11.7hrs 14.2hrs 29°C

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

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

May is in the spring in Dubai and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 37°C (99°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Dubai with around 1mm 0 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.

Dubai weather in May »

June

Dubai June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
35°C 0mm 12hrs 11.6hrs 31°C

The climate in Dubai during June can be summarized as very hot and arid.

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

June is in the summer in Dubai and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 39°C (103°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

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

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in June »

July

Dubai July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
37°C 0mm 11hrs 12.1hrs 33°C

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

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

July is in the summer in Dubai 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 Dubai 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 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in July »

August

Dubai August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
37°C 0mm 10.8hrs 12.7hrs 33°C

The weather in August in Dubai is characteristically very hot and arid.

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

August is in the summer in Dubai and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 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 Dubai 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.

Dubai weather in August »

September

Dubai September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
35°C 0mm 10.8hrs 13.5hrs 32°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Dubai and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 39°C (102°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Dubai 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.

Dubai weather in September »

October

Dubai October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
32°C 0mm 10.5hrs 14.2hrs 31°C

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

It is perhaps a good month to visit Dubai, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Dubai and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

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

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in October »

November

Dubai November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 2mm 10.1hrs 11.6hrs 28°C

November in Dubai is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Dubai and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Dubai with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Dubai weather in November »

December

Dubai December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 14mm 8.8hrs 12.1hrs 25°C

December in Dubai is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Dubai, with some very good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Dubai and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Dubai with around 14mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Dubai weather in December »

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Dubai weather statistics
Hottest month: August 40.3°C 104.5°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: November 10.1hrs
Coldest month: January 23.8°C 74.8°F
Wettest month: February 34mm 1.3ins
Warmest sea: August 32.7°C 90.9°F
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