Monthly climate in Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates

Last updated: November 4, 2023

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Ras Al Khaimah City features a hot desert climate (BWh). Temperatures typically range between 20 °C (68 °F) and 35 °C (95 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 10 °C (51 °F) or can rise to as high as 40 °C (104 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 102 mm (4.0 inches) and receives 12 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Ras Al Khaimah City enjoys an average of 3948 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 32 minutes to 13 hours 42 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates §

The warmest months in Ras Al Khaimah City are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 34 to 35 °C (94 - 95 °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 - 71 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Ras Al Khaimah City experiences 239 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 Ras Al Khaimah City, 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 26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(84°F)
32°C
(91°F)
36°C
(96°F)
39°C
(102°F)
40°C
(104°F)
40°C
(103°F)
40°C
(104°F)
38°C
(101°F)
35°C
(96°F)
33°C
(91°F)
28°C
(82°F)
Mean maximum 25°C
(77°F)
27°C
(80°F)
30°C
(86°F)
34°C
(94°F)
38°C
(100°F)
38°C
(102°F)
39°C
(103°F)
39°C
(103°F)
38°C
(100°F)
35°C
(96°F)
31°C
(87°F)
27°C
(80°F)
Average high 22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(73°F)
26°C
(79°F)
31°C
(87°F)
34°C
(93°F)
37°C
(99°F)
37°C
(99°F)
36°C
(98°F)
36°C
(96°F)
33°C
(91°F)
28°C
(82°F)
24°C
(75°F)
Daily mean 20°C
(68°F)
20°C
(69°F)
23°C
(74°F)
28°C
(83°F)
31°C
(88°F)
34°C
(94°F)
35°C
(95°F)
34°C
(94°F)
33°C
(92°F)
30°C
(86°F)
25°C
(78°F)
22°C
(71°F)
Average low 17°C
(63°F)
17°C
(63°F)
20°C
(68°F)
25°C
(77°F)
28°C
(82°F)
31°C
(88°F)
32°C
(90°F)
31°C
(89°F)
30°C
(86°F)
27°C
(80°F)
22°C
(72°F)
19°C
(67°F)
Mean minimum 14°C
(58°F)
14°C
(57°F)
16°C
(61°F)
20°C
(68°F)
24°C
(75°F)
28°C
(83°F)
30°C
(86°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(83°F)
24°C
(75°F)
19°C
(67°F)
17°C
(63°F)
Minimum 13°C
(56°F)
10°C
(51°F)
15°C
(59°F)
18°C
(65°F)
22°C
(72°F)
27°C
(81°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(84°F)
27°C
(81°F)
23°C
(74°F)
19°C
(66°F)
16°C
(62°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates §

Ras Al Khaimah City usually has the most precipitation in January, February and March, with an average of 2 rainy days and 20 mm (0.8 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Ras Al Khaimah City 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 Ras Al Khaimah City, 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) 18 (0.7) 18 (0.7) 25 (1.0) 14 (0.5) 1 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 8 (0.3) 17 (0.7)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3

Monthly sunshine hours in Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates §

The sunniest months in Ras Al Khaimah City are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 12 hours 7 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Ras Al Khaimah City: January, February and December receive an average of 9 hours 7 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Ras Al Khaimah City, 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 246 282 330 340 375 370 370 358 334 332 304 301
Mean daily daylight hours 10h 42m 11h 16m 12h 0m 12h 45m 13h 23m 13h 42m 13h 32m 12h 59m 12h 16m 11h 31m 10h 52m 10h 32m

Solar UV radiation in Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates §

Ras Al Khaimah City 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 7. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Ras Al Khaimah City UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Ras Al Khaimah City, 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 8 11 11 12 11 11 11 10 8 7 5

Detailed Monthly Weather Insights for Ras Al Khaimah City, United Arab Emirates

Discover in-depth weather details for every month in Ras Al Khaimah City. 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 Ras Al Khaimah City's climate nuances, these monthly breakdowns provide the information you need for an informed understanding of what to expect throughout the year.