Weather in Dubai is a major influencing factor in increasing
the number of tourists to the emirate. It has an arid subtropical
climate with year-round sunny days, and infrequent and low
rainfall. Average temperatures in Dubai range from a low
of about 10°C (50°F) to a high of 48°C (118°F). Mean daily
maximum is 24°C (75°F) in January and 41°C (106°F) in July.
One experiences winter in Dubai in the months of January
February and March. Dubai weather is moderate during this
period and can make it the most comfortable period to plan
an itinerary to the emirate. The temperature can rise to
a maximum of 30 degree centigrade and the minimum temperature
is around 15 degrees. The average temperature is 25 degree
centigrade or 77 degree Fahrenheit. The days remain sunny
for almost 8 hours during this period.
The weather in Dubai becomes slightly warmer during the
months of April, May and June. The average temperature ranges
between 35 and 40 degrees centigrade. The humidity level
remains between 50 to 55. Days remain Sunny for almost 11
hours during this period.
Summers (July to September) in Dubai are extremely hot
and humid in Dubai. During this period temperatures can
reach as high as 48°C (118°F) and humidity levels soars
to 80-90%. Dust laden sandstorms locally known as 'shamal'
regularly hit the city from the end of May until early July.
One can get scanty rainfall during these months.
In the month of October the minimum average temperature
is 25 degree centigrade and the maximum average temperature
is 35 degree centigrade. The temperature gradually slows
down and makes the weather in Dubai comfortable in the following
months. During November and December the minimum average
temperature is 20 degree centigrade and the maximum average
temperature is 30 degree centigrade. The humidity level
remains at around 60 to 65. This is also the period when
Dubai experiences rainfall.
The average rainfall in Dubai amounts to only 13 cm a year.
Rainfall is infrequent with highest precipitation occurring
in winter months of January and February. The best time
to visit is between December to April when the Climate in
Dubai is cool and comfortable.