Monthly climate in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Last updated: November 4, 2023

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Sharjah features a hot desert climate (BWh). Temperatures typically range between 20 °C (69 °F) and 37 °C (98 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 9 °C (48 °F) or can rise to as high as 47 °C (116 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 67 mm (2.6 inches) and receives 8 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Sharjah enjoys an average of 3949 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 34 minutes to 13 hours 40 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates §

The warmest months in Sharjah are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 35 to 37 °C (96 - 98 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 20 to 22 °C (69 - 72 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Sharjah experiences 294 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 Sharjah, 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 31°C
(87°F)
33°C
(92°F)
39°C
(102°F)
41°C
(106°F)
45°C
(113°F)
46°C
(115°F)
47°C
(116°F)
46°C
(115°F)
45°C
(113°F)
41°C
(105°F)
37°C
(98°F)
31°C
(89°F)
Mean maximum 29°C
(84°F)
31°C
(89°F)
37°C
(98°F)
40°C
(104°F)
43°C
(109°F)
44°C
(111°F)
45°C
(114°F)
45°C
(113°F)
44°C
(111°F)
40°C
(104°F)
36°C
(96°F)
30°C
(87°F)
Average high 25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(85°F)
35°C
(95°F)
38°C
(101°F)
42°C
(107°F)
42°C
(109°F)
42°C
(108°F)
41°C
(105°F)
37°C
(98°F)
31°C
(88°F)
27°C
(81°F)
Daily mean 20°C
(69°F)
21°C
(70°F)
24°C
(76°F)
29°C
(84°F)
32°C
(90°F)
35°C
(96°F)
37°C
(98°F)
36°C
(98°F)
34°C
(94°F)
31°C
(87°F)
26°C
(79°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Average low 16°C
(61°F)
17°C
(62°F)
19°C
(67°F)
23°C
(74°F)
27°C
(80°F)
30°C
(86°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(89°F)
29°C
(84°F)
25°C
(78°F)
21°C
(70°F)
17°C
(64°F)
Mean minimum 12°C
(53°F)
12°C
(54°F)
15°C
(58°F)
19°C
(66°F)
23°C
(74°F)
27°C
(81°F)
30°C
(86°F)
29°C
(85°F)
26°C
(79°F)
21°C
(70°F)
17°C
(63°F)
13°C
(56°F)
Minimum 9°C
(48°F)
10°C
(50°F)
13°C
(56°F)
18°C
(64°F)
21°C
(70°F)
26°C
(78°F)
29°C
(84°F)
28°C
(82°F)
24°C
(76°F)
19°C
(66°F)
16°C
(60°F)
12°C
(54°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates §

Sharjah usually has the most precipitation in January, February and March, with an average of 1 rainy days and 15 mm (0.6 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Sharjah 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 Sharjah, 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) 15 (0.6) 13 (0.5) 17 (0.7) 4 (0.2) 2 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.1) 4 (0.2) 9 (0.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

Monthly sunshine hours in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates §

The sunniest months in Sharjah are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 12 hours 6 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Sharjah: January, February and December receive an average of 9 hours 9 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Sharjah, 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 247 283 332 339 374 368 370 358 334 332 305 302
Mean daily daylight hours 10h 44m 11h 17m 12h 0m 12h 45m 13h 22m 13h 40m 13h 31m 12h 58m 12h 16m 11h 31m 10h 53m 10h 34m

Solar UV radiation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates §

Sharjah 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 Sharjah UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Sharjah, 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 9 7 5

Detailed Monthly Weather Insights for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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