Dubai weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Dubai

The best time to visit in Dubai in United Arab Emirates is from January until June and August until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Dubai is 40°C in July and the lowest is 23°C in January. The water temperature is between 23°C and 35°C. The weather and climate of Dubai is suitable for a city trip.

Dubai has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Dubai or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Dubai by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 25 27 31 36 38 40 39 38 34 30 25
Water temp. (°C) 26 23 25 28 31 33 35 35 34 33 31 28
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 9 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 3

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14 day weather forecast Dubai

The weather for in Dubai will be 30° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 27 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
27° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
19°
27° 0.6 mm 15% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
18°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Climate Dubai

Dubai has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Dubai is 32° degrees and there is about 29 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 338 days a year with an average humidity of 53% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Dubai

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 25 27 31 36 38 40 39 38 34 30 25
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 22 25 29 31 32 32 30 28 24 21
Water temp. (°C) 26 23 25 28 31 33 35 35 34 33 31 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 4 9 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 3
Days with rain 3 3 5 3 - - 1 - - 1 2 2
Dry days 28 25 26 27 31 30 30 31 30 30 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 10 10 11 12 13 12 12 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 8 8 8 9 8 8 7 6 6

Dubai weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Dubai? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dubai?

Dubai is located in United Arab Emirates. It lies in a straight line at 14,235 km from Wellington.

The coordinates of Dubai are:

  • Latitude: 25.258172
  • Longitude: 55.304717

The GPS coordinates are 25° 15' N, 55° 18' E

How long is the flight to Dubai?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Dubai is approximately 17 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Dubai?

These are the airports closests to Dubai:

  • Dubai International Airport (6 km) – Dubai
  • Sharjah International Airport (23 km) – Sharjah
  • Abu Musa Island Airport (74 km) – Abū Mūsā

How many inhabitants are there in Dubai?

Dubai has approximately 1,379,000 inhabitants.

How big is Dubai?

The area of Dubai is around 643 km².

What is the currency of Dubai?

In Dubai the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 November 2021

  • 1 United Arab Emirates dirham = 2.54 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.39 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 10 United Arab Emirates dirham = 25.40 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 3.94 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 100 United Arab Emirates dirham = 254.01 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 39.37 United Arab Emirates dirham

What is the area code of Dubai?

The area code to call Dubai is +971.