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January is the coldest month of the year in Dubai with an average low temperature of 57°F (14°C) and an average high temperature of 73°F (23°C). Even sea temperatures are at the lowest of year at a cool 70°F (21°C).
In February, both the low temperature average and high temperature averages see a 2-degree increase rising to 59°F (15°C) and 75°F (24°C) respectively. Dubai sees the most rainfall during this month as well with a precipitation average of 40 mm.
Dubai Weather in March: The temperatures continue to rise in March with the average high temperature rising significantly to 81°F (27°C). Similarly, the low temperature average also sees an increase to 63°F (17°C).
April receives one of the lowest precipitation rates of the year with just 10 mm of rain to be expected. The low temperature average and high temperature average measure in at 68°F (20°C) and 90°F (32°C) respectively.
In May, days are beautifully sunny with 11 hours of daily average sunshine. This is matched by warmer temperature averages with 75°F (24°C) as the low temperature average and 99°F (37°C) as the high temperature average.
Dubai Weather in June: The heat is one for Dubai in June with the average high temperature hitting 3 digits at 100°F (38°C). It’s also the sunniest month of the year with a whopping 12 hours of daily average sunshine hitting this Middle Eastern country. The evenings and early mornings receive a respite from the heat with an average low temperature of 79°F (26°C).
July sees even warmer temperatures as Dubai’s summer continues. The average high temperature reaches a hot 104°F (40°C) while the average low temperature sees a 5-degree jump to 84°F (29°C).
In August, the temperatures are the hottest of the year with the high temperature average increasing further to 106°F (41°C). The low temperature average increases at the same rate to 86°F (30°C). With the high heat, this is definitely the best month to hit Dubai’s gorgeous beaches as sea temperatures hover at 91°F (33°C).
Dubai Weather in September: There is a slight respite to the heat in September with the average high and average low temperature decreasing to 100°F (38°C) and 81°F (27°C) respectively.
October sees just tiny bit of rainfall as summer finally ends with a precipitation rate of just 10 mm. The average low temperature takes a dive to 73°F (23°C) while the average high temperature sees a 5-degree decrease to 95°F (35°C).
In November, the days are lovely and sunny with 9 hours of daily average sunshine. The low temperature average continues its quick downward decrease to 66°F (19°C) while the high temperature average sinks to 88°F (31°C).
Dubai Weather in December: With Christmas time drawing even closer, Dubai’s weather continues to drop in December. The average high temperature sees a nearly 10-degree drop to 79°F (26°C) while the average low temperature decreases by 5 degrees to 61°F (16°C). Precipitation rates see a small increase to 20 mm.
In general, Dubai only experiences two seasons out of the year – winter and summer, or, as locals would put it, a hot season and a hotter one. The best time to visit is in between the months of November to March wherein the city sees some of the bluest skies and most ideal beach weather. During this time, the beaches are packed but exquisite. Additionally, the city enjoys some of its top festivals of the year during this time such as the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival, the Dubai International Film Festival and the Dubai Shopping Festival. The lowest hotel prices of the year come in between April and October, but it’s important to note that this is also the hottest time of the year and makes outdoor activities nearly impossible.