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Weather and temperature in Dubai

Dubai enjoys warm weather and a tropical climate all year round. The most comfortable temperature is from December to March, while during the summer months it often gets very hot during the day.

Weather and temperature in Dubai

The sea is always pleasant and bathing-friendly with temperatures ranging from 21 to 32 degrees, depending on the season. You can read more about the beaches of Dubai on this page. Below are the average air and water temperatures in the sea, month by month.

Nice weather in winter

The emirate has a tropical desert climate, resulting in extremely hot summers and short winters when daytime temperatures are often below 30 degrees.

December, January, February and March offer a climate that usually suits Scandinavian tourists, with average daily temperatures between 24 and 29 degrees and a humidity level of 50 to 60 percent.

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High temperature in summer

The summer months in Dubai aren't just warm - they're hot. The highest temperature recorded in Dubai is 52 degrees, but more commonly summer days are around, or just above, 40 degrees with very high humidity, often over 90 percent. The hottest months of the year are July and August.

Rain and sandstorms

Rain may fall occasionally, but usually only in short bursts and without warning. There is no monsoon season, but most of the rains come from December to March.

Sandstorms occur during the summer months when strong north-westerly winds blow in from Saudi Arabia. They bring desert sand that can make the city hazy and grey for days.

Temperature per month

  • January: 24°C
  • February: 25°C
  • March: 29°C
  • April: 33°C
  • May: 38°C
  • June: 40°C
  • July: 42°C
  • August: 42°C
  • September: 40°C
  • October: 36°C
  • November: 31°C
  • December: 26°C

Water temperature

  • January: 22°C
  • February: 21°C
  • March: 23°C
  • April: 25°C
  • May: 27°C
  • June: 30°C
  • July: 31°C
  • August: 32°C
  • September: 32°C
  • October: 30°C
  • November: 27°C
  • December: 25°C

Weather in Dubai right now:

(Page updated 2018-09-06.)


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