Abu Dhabi
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Best time to visit Abu Dhabi

The best time to visit Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates is from January through April and November and December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Abu Dhabi is 40°C in July and the lowest is 24°C in January. The highest water temperature is 40°C and it does not get colder than 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Abu Dhabi per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Abu Dhabi 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
Water temperature (°C) 20 22 27 33 36 38 40 38 36 31 28 24
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1



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Abu Dhabi weather

The weather for Abu Dhabi over the next 14 days will be 34°C till 39° and it stays dry every day. The water temperature will be 35°C.

5-day weather forecast Abu Dhabi

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Saturday
13 august
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39°C
35°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ESE
35°C
10
Sunday
14 august
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36°C
33°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
SW
35°C
9
Monday
15 august
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35°C
34°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
35°C
11
Tuesday
16 august
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36°C
33°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SSW
35°C
10
Wednesday
17 august
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38°C
34°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
SSE
35°C
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for Abu Dhabi


Climate Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has a desert climate. 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 Abu Dhabi 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.

Abu Dhabi

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
Water temp. (°C) 20 22 27 33 36 38 40 38 36 31 28 24
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

Abu Dhabi weather by month

What is the average Abu Dhabi weather like in a given month? 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 Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is located in United Arab Emirates. It lies in a straight line 7,522 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Abu Dhabi are:

  • Latitude: 24.466667
  • Longitude: 54.366667

The GPS coordinates are 24° 28' N, 54° 22' E

How long is the flight to Abu Dhabi?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Abu Dhabi is approximately 10 h. 30 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Abu Dhabi?

These are the airports closests to Abu Dhabi:

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport (30 km) in Abu Dhabi
  • Al Maktoum International Airport (94 km)
  • Al Ain International Airport (128 km)

How many inhabitants does Abu Dhabi have?

Abu Dhabi has 603,492 inhabitants.

How big is Abu Dhabi?

The surface area of Abu Dhabi is 31 km².

What is the currency of Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 13 August 2022

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

What is the area code of Abu Dhabi?

The area code to call Abu Dhabi is +971.