Ras Al Khaimah
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Ras Al Khaimah

The best time to visit in Ras Al Khaimah in United Arab Emirates is from January until June and August until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Ras Al Khaimah is 40°C in July and the lowest is 23°C in January. The water temperature is between 22°C and 35°C.

Ras Al Khaimah has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Ras Al Khaimah 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 Ras Al Khaimah by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 24 28 32 37 39 40 39 37 34 29 25
Water temperature (°C) 22 22 23 28 29 32 35 35 33 31 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 2 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1



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14 day weather forecast Ras Al Khaimah

The weather for Ras Al Khaimah will be 23° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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22°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Sunday
30 january
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23°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Monday
31 january
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23°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Tuesday
1 february
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24°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZW
2
Wednesday
2 february
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22°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
2
Thursday
3 february
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23°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
2
Friday
4 february
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22°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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24°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Sunday
6 february
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21°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
WZW
2
Monday
7 february
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23°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
2
Tuesday
8 february
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21°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
2
Wednesday
9 february
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21°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
NNW
2
Thursday
10 february
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21°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZW
2
Friday
11 february
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21°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZW
2

Climate Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah 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 Ras Al Khaimah is 32° degrees and there is about 17 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 345 days a year with an average humidity of 49% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Ras Al Khaimah

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 24 28 32 37 39 40 39 37 34 29 25
Night temp. (°C) 17 18 21 25 28 30 31 31 29 26 22 18
Water temp. (°C) 22 22 23 28 29 32 35 35 33 31 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 2 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1
Days with rain 2 2 3 3 - - - 1 - 1 1 2
Dry days 29 26 28 27 31 30 31 30 30 30 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 10 11 12 13 12 12 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 7 8 8 8 9 8 8 7 6 6

Ras Al Khaimah weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Ras Al Khaimah? 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 Ras Al Khaimah?

Ras Al Khaimah is located in United Arab Emirates. It lies in a straight line at 7,731 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Ras Al Khaimah are:

  • Latitude: 25.789527
  • Longitude: 55.943196

The GPS coordinates are 25° 47' N, 55° 56' E

How long is the flight to Ras Al Khaimah?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Ras Al Khaimah is approximately 10 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Ras Al Khaimah?

These are the airports closests to Ras Al Khaimah:

  • Khasab Air Base (52 km) — Khaşab
  • Sharjah International Airport (67 km) — Sharjah
  • Dubai International Airport (83 km) — Dubai

How many inhabitants are there in Ras Al Khaimah?

Ras Al Khaimah has approximately 160,849 inhabitants.

How big is Ras Al Khaimah?

The area of Ras Al Khaimah is around 115 km².

What is the currency of Ras Al Khaimah?

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

Exchange rates on 29 January 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 Ras Al Khaimah?

The area code to call Ras Al Khaimah is +971.