The best times to visit Dubai for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Dubai

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dubai vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dubai, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 108.7°F (42.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 91.5°F (33.1°C) at night.

Dubai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dubai Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Dubai Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dubai Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dubai Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan75.36860.4
Feb79.57163.2
Mar85.275.967.5
Apr93.583.474.5
May101.891.382
Jun1049485.6
Jul107.597.790.3
Aug107.797.890.7
Sep103.593.486
Oct97.187.779.8
Nov87.479.571.9
Dec79.271.863.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan24.12015.8
Feb26.421.717.3
Mar29.624.419.7
Apr34.228.623.6
May38.832.927.8
Jun4034.429.8
Jul41.936.532.4
Aug42.136.632.6
Sep39.734.130
Oct36.230.926.6
Nov30.826.422.2
Dec26.222.117.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dubai are May, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Dubai? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dubai.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dubai (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan4%00.8
Feb1%00.1
Mar3%00.4
Apr3%00.2
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00.4
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov1%00.2
Dec4%00.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan402
Feb100.3
Mar301
Apr300.5
May000
Jun000
Jul000
Aug001
Sep000
Oct000
Nov100.5
Dec401.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Dubai has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (30% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (50.7%).

Wind in Dubai is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by August and February. June’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dubai.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

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All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.5Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Feb7.5Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Mar7.5Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Apr7.2Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
May7.4Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Jun7.6Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Jul7.5Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Aug7.6Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Sep7Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Oct6.6Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Nov6.5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Dec6.3Light breeze11.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan50.7%
Feb46.4%
Mar42.5%
Apr35.2%
May30%
Jun38.5%
Jul37.2%
Aug35.9%
Sep42.2%
Oct43.7%
Nov44.5%
Dec48.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dubai?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Arab Emirates; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 03, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates is January, followed by December and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Dubai in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 71.1 in June means 71.1% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Dubai Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 104.8°F (40.4°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Dubai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 106°F (41.1°C) and 82.7°F (28.2°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Dubai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.1°F (27.8°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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