United Arab Emirates weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit United Arab Emirates

The best time to visit in United Arab Emirates is from January until June and September until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in United Arab Emirates is 40°C in July and the lowest is 24°C in January.

United Arab Emirates has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in United Arab Emirates or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather United Arab Emirates by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 25 28 32 37 39 40 40 38 35 30 25
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1

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14 day weather forecast United Arab Emirates

The weather for in United Arab Emirates will be 30° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for United Arab Emirates is based on the weather conditions in the city of Abu Dhabi.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
29°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 7
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
25°
31° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
31° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
29°
31° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
25°
31° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 5
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
25°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
25°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4

Climate United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for United Arab Emirates is 33° degrees and there is about 13 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 351 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of United Arab Emirates

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 25 28 32 37 39 40 40 38 35 30 25
Night temp. (°C) 18 19 22 26 29 31 33 33 31 28 24 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1
Days with rain 1 1 2 3 - - - 1 - - 1 2
Dry days 30 27 29 27 31 30 31 30 30 31 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 10 10 11 12 13 12 12 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for United Arab Emirates? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates lies in a straight line about 7,395 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Abu Dhabi).

How long is the flight to United Arab Emirates?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to United Arab Emirates is approximately 10 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in United Arab Emirates?

These are the largest airports in United Arab Emirates:

  • Dubai International Airport – Dubai
  • Sharjah International Airport – Sharjah
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport – Abu Dhabi

How many inhabitants are there in United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates has approximately 9,400,000 inhabitants.

How big is United Arab Emirates?

The area of United Arab Emirates is around 82,880 km². It is 15x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of United Arab Emirates?

The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi.

What is the currency of United Arab Emirates?

In United Arab Emirates the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 United Arab Emirates dirham = 0.24 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 4.20 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 10 United Arab Emirates dirham = 2.38 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 42.00 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 100 United Arab Emirates dirham = 23.82 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 420.04 United Arab Emirates dirham

What is the area code of United Arab Emirates?

The area code to call United Arab Emirates is +971.