United Arab Emirates weather averages for holidays in 2016/2017

Check the United Arab Emirates weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2016/2017. Today's maximum temperature in the United Arab Emirates is expected to be 38°C, while the average maximum temperature in May is 37°C. The weather guide for the United Arab Emirates shown below is for Dubai. Read more about the weather in United Arab Emirates.

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United Arab Emirates weather averages

Check United Arab Emirates weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in the United Arab Emirates are July and August with an average maximum temperature of 41°C. The sunniest months are May and June with on average 11 hours of bright sunshine per day. The months with the least number of days with some rain are May, June, July, August, September, October and November with 0 days. The sea is at its warmest in the United Arab Emirates in July, August and September with an average sea temperature of 33°C. The United Arab Emirates weather averages shown below are for Dubai.

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United Arab Emirates weather today

Here is the weather in the United Arab Emirates today, Friday 6th May 2016. Expect clear skies in United Arab Emirates with a maximum temperature of 38°C, very high levels of heat & humidity and 12 hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 mm of rainfall expected and a gentle breeze of 15 kph from the east. The weather forecast shown below is for Dubai.

  • 38
    °C maximum temperature
  • 28
    °C minimum temperature
  • clear skies
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    hours of sunshine
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    mm of rainfall expected
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    very high heat & humidity
  • 15
    kph wind from E

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United Arab Emirates weather overview

The seven Sheikdoms which comprise the United Arab Emirates lie on the southern coastline of the Arabian Gulf. Much of the UAE consists of barren, rocky desert and unless you would enjoy living in a sauna, you should avoid visiting between mid- May and September. At this time, the fierce sun is at its most unforgiving and there is a serious risk of heatstroke for the unwary, particularly on the coast.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates © Hugo Neto

During the rest of the year, a visit to the UAE can be a great pleasure: from mid-October to April, the climate is warm and sunny with sparse and sporadic rainfall.

What to pack for United Arab Emirates weather

Take light clothes, whatever the time of year, and warmer wraps to combat the winter weather, summer air-conditioning and evenings in the inland desert which can grow chilly.

Tropical storm risk: United Arab Emirates cyclone season

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The United Arab Emirates tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season for Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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United Arab Emirates holiday weather averages by month

Check United Arab Emirates holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare United Arab Emirates weather with the United States

Below the United Arab Emirates weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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