The best times to visit Ras Al Khaimah for ideal weather are

November 12th 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.

 

 


Other Ras Al Khaimah Travel Info

Weather in Ras Al Khaimah

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ras Al Khaimah 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 Ras Al Khaimah, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 111.2°F (44°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 88.1°F (31.2°C) at night.

Ras Al Khaimah Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ras Al Khaimah 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.

Ras Al Khaimah Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ras Al Khaimah Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ras Al Khaimah 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 77.1 64.9 53.5
Feb 81.5 68.8 56.8
Mar 88.3 74.5 61.7
Apr 97.3 82.6 69
May 106.5 90.9 76.5
Jun 108.8 94.8 82.1
Jul 110.7 98.1 86.6
Aug 109.3 97.1 86.3
Sep 106.5 92.2 79.5
Oct 99.8 85.3 72.2
Nov 89.4 76.2 63.8
Dec 81 68.2 56.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.1 18.3 11.9
Feb 27.5 20.4 13.8
Mar 31.3 23.6 16.5
Apr 36.3 28.1 20.6
May 41.4 32.7 24.7
Jun 42.7 34.9 27.8
Jul 43.7 36.7 30.3
Aug 42.9 36.2 30.2
Sep 41.4 33.4 26.4
Oct 37.7 29.6 22.3
Nov 31.9 24.6 17.7
Dec 27.2 20.1 13.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ras Al Khaimah are May, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Ras Al Khaimah? 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 Ras Al Khaimah.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ras Al Khaimah (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 1.5
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 3% 0 0.5
Apr 2% 0 0.3
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.3
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0.2
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 4% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3.8
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 3 0 1.3
Apr 2 0 0.8
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.8
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0.5
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 4 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Ras Al Khaimah has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (30.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (61.2%).

Wind in Ras Al Khaimah is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and June. August’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 11 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ras Al Khaimah.

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 13.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 12.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 11 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.2%
Feb 54%
Mar 46.3%
Apr 37.8%
May 30.4%
Jun 37.3%
Jul 36.8%
Aug 37.6%
Sep 43.7%
Oct 48.4%
Nov 52.3%
Dec 56.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ras Al Khaimah?

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 Ras Al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates is November, 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 Ras Al Khaimah in October. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62 in October means 62% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Ras Al Khaimah Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 109.9°F (43.3°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 the slowest season for tourism in Ras Al Khaimah, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 108.2°F (42.3°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Ras Al Khaimah to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 74.5°F (23.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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