When is the best time to go to the United Arab Emirates?

When is the best time to go to the United Arab Emirates? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In the United Arab Emirates, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Dubai are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Dubai are May, June, July, August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al-Fujayrah, Hatta, Ras el Khaïmah, Sharjah, Adh Dhayd and Dibba Al-Hisn, with good weather at least 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Dubai are May, June, July, August, September, October and November


Annual weather in the United Arab Emirates

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in the United Arab Emirates for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 58°F to 76°F
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February 61°F to 81°F
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March 68°F to 88°F
1 days
April 77°F to 97°F
0 to 1 days*
May 86°F to 106°F
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June 88°F to 112°F
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July 92°F to 113°F
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August 90°F to 112°F
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September 86°F to 106°F
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October 77°F to 99°F
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November 68°F to 86°F
0 to 1 days*
December 61°F to 79°F
0 to 1 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to United Arab Emirates by cities

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Dubai

Dubai

The best months to go to Dubai are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

The best months to go to Abu Dhabi are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Ajman

Ajman

The best months to go to Ajman are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall in the United Arab Emirates

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of United Arab Emirates and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al-Aïn and Al-Fujayrah, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in the United Arab Emirates

Find out when United Arab Emirates has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in the United Arab Emirates

The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. The number of visitors to United Arab Emirates is high in: January and December.

  • Very low season in the United Arab Emirates: June.
  • Low season in the United Arab Emirates: February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and November.
  • High season in the United Arab Emirates: January.
  • Peek season in the United Arab Emirates: December.

Figure: Visitor index for United Arab Emirates month by month


Average price for flights to the United Arab Emirates

A return flight between London and Dubai is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 367 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 152 more for your airline ticket to Dubai if you go in august.

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Where to go in the United Arab Emirates?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Dubai76°F77°F83°F90°F97°F103°F104°F104°F101°F95°F86°F79°F
Abu Dhabi76°F77°F83°F92°F99°F103°F106°F106°F103°F95°F86°F79°F
Ajman76°F77°F85°F92°F99°F104°F106°F104°F103°F97°F86°F79°F
Al-Aïn76°F81°F88°F97°F106°F112°F113°F112°F106°F99°F86°F79°F
Al-Fujayrah76°F77°F83°F90°F99°F103°F101°F99°F99°F94°F85°F79°F
Hatta76°F77°F83°F90°F99°F103°F101°F99°F99°F94°F85°F79°F
Ras el Khaïmah76°F79°F85°F92°F101°F106°F106°F104°F103°F97°F86°F79°F
Sharjah76°F77°F85°F92°F99°F104°F106°F104°F103°F97°F86°F79°F
Adh Dhayd76°F77°F85°F92°F99°F104°F106°F104°F103°F97°F86°F79°F
Dibba Al-Hisn76°F77°F83°F90°F99°F103°F101°F99°F99°F94°F85°F79°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather



About United Arab Emirates

What can I do in the United Arab Emirates?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

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Gastronomy

Nightlife



Is this weather information for United Arab Emirates reliable?

Climate data for United Arab Emirates has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for United Arab Emirates allows us to determine the average for each month in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al-Aïn, Al-Fujayrah, Hatta, Ras el Khaïmah, Sharjah, and 2 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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