Annual average climate in Dubai
To start, here's a summary of the year-round weather averages for Dubai:
- Minimum annual temperature: 24°C
- Average annual temperature: 29°C
- Maximum annual temperature: 34°C
- Precipitation: 7 mm/month (with 1 rainy days/month)
Monthly climate normals
|Min / Max||Precipitation|
|January||15 ° / 24 °||17mm / 3 days|
|february||16 ° / 26 °||7mm / 2 days|
|March||19 ° / 30 °||10mm / 2 days|
|April||23 ° / 34 °||7mm / 2 days|
|may||27 ° / 38 °||-|
|June||28 ° / 40 °||-|
|July||32 ° / 42 °||-|
|August||31 ° / 42 °||-|
|September||29 ° / 39 °||-|
|October||26 ° / 36 °||-|
|November||21 ° / 31 °||6mm / 1 days|
|December||17 ° / 26 °||23mm / 3 days|
These weather statistics were generated using values from the DUBAI INTL weather station. This station is in the United Arab Emirates, 21 km from Dubai and is located at an altitude of 10 meters.
The weather in Dubai
Dubai has a hot and arid desert climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Winters are rather mild, with average temperatures ranging between 15 and 25°C. Summers are very hot, with average temperatures that can reach 40°C during the day and cool down to around 25°C at night. Rainfall is low and irregular, with an annual average that does not exceed 100 mm. Sandstorms can occur in summer, but they are usually short and not very intense.
When is the best time to travel to Dubai?
The best time to visit Dubai is between October and April, when temperatures are more pleasant and rainfall is less frequent. Christmas and New Years are also very popular times to visit Dubai due to the many activities and events that take place around this time. However, flight and hotel prices are significantly higher during this time. If you are looking for a cheap trip, you can consider visiting Dubai between May and September, when the temperatures are very high but fares are generally much lower.
What time to avoid when going to Dubai?
It is best to avoid the hottest months of the year when traveling to Dubai, which is July and August. Indeed, temperatures can reach peaks during these periods, which can make the stay very uncomfortable.
Some weather indicators to choose your period
To complete the table above, here are some additional answers that should allow you to choose which is the best time to stay in Dubai, or the worst months.
Which are the hottest months in Dubai?
In Dubai, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
July (with 42°C), August (with 42°C), June (with 40°C), …
What are the coldest months?
The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Dubai are:
January (with 20°C), february (with 21°C), December (with 22°C), …
Which are the driest months in Dubai?
In Dubai, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
September (with 0 rainy days/month), July (with 0 rainy days/month), October (with 0 rainy days/month), …
What are the rainiest months?
The months with the most rainy days in Dubai are:
January (with 3 rainy days/month), December (with 3 rainy days/month), April (with 2 rainy days/month), …
What is the weather around?
You might also be interested in these cities:
Ajman City (40 km from Dubai), Al-Ain (109 km), Abu Dhabi (115 km),
In the United Arab Emirates
Check the weather forecasts for other major cities in the United Arab Emirates:
Abu Dhabi (115 km from Dubai), Ajman City (40 km), Al-Ain (109 km),
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