Monthly climate in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Last updated: November 4, 2023

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Dubai features a hot desert climate (BWh). Temperatures typically range between 20 °C (68 °F) and 37 °C (99 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 9 °C (49 °F) or can rise to as high as 47 °C (117 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 51 mm (2.0 inches) and receives 5 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Dubai enjoys an average of 3945 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 35 minutes to 13 hours 39 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Dubai, United Arab Emirates §

The warmest months in Dubai are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 35 to 37 °C (96 - 99 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 20 to 22 °C (68 - 72 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Dubai experiences 296 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 30°C
(86°F)
34°C
(94°F)
39°C
(102°F)
41°C
(106°F)
45°C
(114°F)
47°C
(117°F)
47°C
(117°F)
47°C
(116°F)
45°C
(114°F)
40°C
(105°F)
37°C
(99°F)
31°C
(88°F)
Mean maximum 29°C
(84°F)
32°C
(90°F)
37°C
(99°F)
41°C
(105°F)
43°C
(110°F)
44°C
(112°F)
46°C
(115°F)
46°C
(115°F)
44°C
(112°F)
40°C
(104°F)
35°C
(96°F)
30°C
(87°F)
Average high 25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
30°C
(86°F)
35°C
(96°F)
39°C
(102°F)
42°C
(108°F)
43°C
(109°F)
42°C
(109°F)
41°C
(106°F)
37°C
(99°F)
31°C
(88°F)
27°C
(81°F)
Daily mean 20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(70°F)
24°C
(76°F)
29°C
(84°F)
32°C
(90°F)
35°C
(96°F)
37°C
(99°F)
37°C
(98°F)
34°C
(94°F)
31°C
(87°F)
26°C
(79°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Average low 15°C
(60°F)
16°C
(61°F)
19°C
(66°F)
23°C
(74°F)
26°C
(80°F)
30°C
(86°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(89°F)
29°C
(84°F)
25°C
(77°F)
21°C
(69°F)
17°C
(63°F)
Mean minimum 11°C
(53°F)
11°C
(53°F)
14°C
(57°F)
18°C
(65°F)
23°C
(73°F)
26°C
(80°F)
29°C
(84°F)
29°C
(84°F)
26°C
(79°F)
21°C
(71°F)
16°C
(62°F)
13°C
(55°F)
Minimum 9°C
(49°F)
10°C
(50°F)
12°C
(54°F)
17°C
(63°F)
21°C
(70°F)
25°C
(77°F)
28°C
(82°F)
27°C
(81°F)
24°C
(76°F)
19°C
(67°F)
15°C
(60°F)
12°C
(54°F)

Compare climate in Dubai with other places

Compare temperature, precipitation, sunshine, UV index in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with other places around the world.

Monthly average precipitation in Dubai, United Arab Emirates §

Dubai usually has the most precipitation in January, February and March, with an average of 1 rainy days and 11 mm (0.4 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Dubai are June, August and September. On average, 0 mm (0.0 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12 (0.5) 9 (0.4) 12 (0.5) 3 (0.1) 2 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.1) 4 (0.1) 5 (0.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Monthly sunshine hours in Dubai, United Arab Emirates §

The sunniest months in Dubai are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 12 hours 5 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Dubai: January, February and December receive an average of 9 hours 8 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 247 281 331 338 374 368 370 359 334 332 304 303
Mean daily daylight hours 10h 45m 11h 18m 12h 0m 12h 44m 13h 21m 13h 39m 13h 30m 12h 57m 12h 16m 11h 32m 10h 54m 10h 35m

Solar UV radiation in Dubai, United Arab Emirates §

Dubai experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in April, May and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 11 - 12, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Moderate / High exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 6. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Dubai UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2022 to January 2023.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 6 7 11 11 12 11 10 11 10 8 6 5

Detailed Monthly Weather Insights for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Discover in-depth weather details for every month in Dubai. Click through the links below for comprehensive overviews of temperature trends, precipitation levels, sunshine hours, and solar UV radiation specifics. Whether planning a visit or simply curious about Dubai's climate nuances, these monthly breakdowns provide the information you need for an informed understanding of what to expect throughout the year.

Each link leads to a detailed account of the typical weather conditions for that month, providing both locals and tourists with vital information to plan their daily activities, wardrobe, and travel itineraries accordingly.