The best times to visit Umm al Quwain for ideal weather are
November 19th to March 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Umm al Quwain Travel Guide
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Weather in Umm al Quwain
Average temperatures in Umm al Quwain 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 54th 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 Umm al Quwain, 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°F (43.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 87.4°F (30.8°C) at night.
Umm al Quwain Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Umm al Quwain Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Umm al Quwain Perceived Temperature (F)
Umm al Quwain Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Umm al Quwain 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Umm al Quwain are May, October, 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 mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th 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 Umm al Quwain? 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 Umm al Quwain.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Umm al Quwain (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Umm al Quwain has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (29.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (55.7%).
Wind in Umm al Quwain is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and July. May’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.5 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 mid May 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 Umm al Quwain.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||5.3||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.3||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.3||Light breeze||12.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.3||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|May||6.7||Light breeze||13.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.7||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.4||Light breeze||12.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.3||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.6||Light breeze||12.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.3||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.2||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.1||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Umm al Quwain?
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 Umm al Quwain, 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 Umm al Quwain 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
Overall Umm al Quwain Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 107.9°F (42.2°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°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 moderate precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Umm al Quwain, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 107.9°F (42.2°C) and 84.2°F (29°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 Umm al Quwain to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.
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