Best time to visit Dubai

  • Jun 30, 2023
  • Prathana

The best time to visit Dubai is between November and March, which is the winter season in Dubai. During this time, the weather is pleasant and mild, with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 25°C. The skies are also clear, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is the feature of this season where you can observe the best shopping bargains. 

The other best and ideal opportunity to visit Dubai is in September and April, the city keeps on offering brilliant skies and soothing temperatures. April-May is the start of the late spring with temperatures between 23°C and 36°C. June, July, and August are the most blazing a long time in Dubai, with temperatures hitting 40 degrees Celsius joined with horrendous humidity. The temperature begins to drop a bit during the autumn season (September-October), and the weather conditions midpoints around 29 degrees Celsius. May to August is a magnificent opportunity to visit if you appreciate excessive hotness or plan to spend most of your time inside the air-conditioned shopping malls. 

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High-Season in Dubai (November to April) 

The period through November to April is  autumn season, it is the favored season for travelers around the world. The favored season offers the calm and picturesque experience of the city. Along with this, accommodation rates are high with an enormous number of reservations. 
A clear, blue sky, tranquil water, cool breeze, the warmth of the sun, superb and astonishing weather conditions will welcome you if you pick these months for your outing. The quiet weather conditions offer you a lot of opportunities to appreciate outdoor activities, walk around the city, have picnics and long strolls on the oceanfront, also go on the well-known Desert Safari. It is genuinely the best season to visit Dubai.

Mid-Season in Dubai (May, September, & October) 

May is impressively hotter than November yet it is only the beginning of the summer in Dubai. With temperatures going from 23°C to 36°C, Along these lines, the temperature spike is endurable and is somewhat great for swimming. Less crowded and with a lot of choices on convenience rates, May is one of the greatest months to visit Dubai.

While September comes with days that are hot and muggy, late evenings are ideally suited for a beachside visit. By October, the temperature reduces a little, hovering at almost a decent 29 °C, allowing you to participate in outdoor activities.

Low-Season in Dubai ( June to August) 

Even though there is a drop-in accommodation rate these months are not considered as the best season to visit Dubai.  
The temperatures are aviating, the humidity is at its all-time high, with even the evenings experiencing heat waves. Ramadan is celebrated during these months, where you can not eat, drink, or smoke for 30 days in public. Even though you are not fasting, you are obliged to adhere to this law.
Assuming that spending your time inside your hotel room is not your plan, it would be better to avoid these months while planning your visit to Dubai.

Monthwise weather in Dubai 


January is considered the greatest month to visit Dubai with temperatures going from 19°C to 20°C. The water might be excessively cold for some to take a dive, yet coming from the place where there is the searing sun, it would be a concise break. While the evenings are ideal for a day out in your summer garments. 
Make sure to pack your shades and sunscreen as you'll be welcomed with the sun, sparkling brilliantly over you, for over eight hours in a row.

Temperature Range: 19°C to 20°C
Maximum temperature: 24°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm 


In February, both the rainfall and the temperature expand with the temperature, continuously ascending to 24°C or even 30°C and normal rainfall of 40mm over four days towards the month's end. Along these lines, make sure to design your outing in a like manner, remembering the temperature and rainfall.

The ocean temperature might be excessively cold for some at 21°C, so it is ideal that you bring along your swimsuit, all things considered, anticipation is superior to the fix. Once more, the evenings are ideal for your mid-year clothing, with the evening requesting the alert of a light sweater or wrap.

Temperature Range: 20°C- 25°C
Maximum temperature: 25°C 
Average Rainfall: 35mm


With the arrival of Spring, Dubai impressively ascends the temperature. As March come in, the temperature drift around 27°C. The month of March is considered one of the best seasons to visit Dubai. The most obliged requirement for the Dubai trip is sunscreen, and shades to safeguard yourself from the direct beams of the sun. 

You could conceivably bring a swimsuit as the ocean temperature, at 22°C, which is warm enough for a swim. 
Temperature Range: 17°C- 28°C
Maximum temperature: 26°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm 


In the event that the hidden hotness of March wasn't enough for you, prepare for the sprouting hotness of April, where the temperatures take off as high as 40°C. Rainfall is somewhat impossible as the average precipitation recorded all through the year in the April month has recently been 10mm over two days.

Kindly ditch the plan of sunbathing for long hours as the excessive temperature might cause a serious burn. But if you intend to overcome the burning hot, it would be better if you wear a hat, solid UV-filtered shades, and use high SPF sunscreen on your body. The main advantage is the ideal temperature of the ocean i.e., 25°C, that permits you to take a dive in clear water. 

Temperature Range: 19°C- 32°C 
Maximum temperature: 33°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm 


With the temperature exceeds to 42°C, the hot is at its peak in May. Evenings are a bit warm too with little to no rainfall. 
There is not really any break from the blazing rays of the sun that sets around 7 pm. It is scarcely the greatest month to visit Dubai.
If you plan to stay outside, in spite of the excessive hot waves you are required to bring loose cotton garments, with shorts alongside sunscreen and regular dips in the sea. 

Temperature Range: 23°C- 36°C
Maximum temperature: 38°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm


June can be delegated one of the perspiring and scorching 
temperatures, that exceeds from 33°C to 38°C, and even soar to 43°C in the afternoon with rare precipitation. 
The short reprieve you got from taking a dip in the ocean is additionally inaccessible as the ocean temperature likewise spikes, drifting around 31°C. In this way, the main choice you have is to spend your days off inside in lodgings, shopping centers, and cafés, which are cooled and have temperatures fit.
Temperature Range: 26°C- 38°C
Maximum temperature: 36°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm


Just like June, July has an average high temperature of 40°C, with a mere 1 percent chance of rainfall. Indeed, even the nights have temperatures going around 29°C, too hot to even think about venturing outside for a walk. 

The ocean temperature increases to 32°C, making it difficult to take a dip, yet you can pack a swimming outfit just in case. Once again, your gear should incorporate loose linen or cotton garments, tubes of sunscreen, shades, and shoes to save your feet from the blazing ground, and a light sweater for the freezing indoor temperatures.
Temperature Range: 31°C- 41°C
Maximum temperature: 35°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm


However the accommodations are exceptionally modest and give incalculable limits and deal in this month, August isn't the greatest month to visit Dubai as the average temperature is 41°C, with even the late evening having a temperature of 30°C.

Going out to the seashores is a major no and with the temperature of the ocean around 33°C, planning to dive into the sea is also not preferable. 
Temperature Range: 37°C- 44°C
Maximum temperature: 36°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm 


Dubai begins encountering the dive in temperature in September. The maximum temperature extreme breaking point is 38°C and the lowest is 27°C. However the possibilities of precipitation are as yet minimal, the weather conditions chill off moderately.

Yet, after all that, it is unbearably hot and muggy, so remaining inside is the main choice you have, basically for the first half of the month. As September progresses, closing its end, the days get shorter and cooler. 
Temperature Range: 37°C - 31°C
Maximum temperature: 33°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm


With a temperature of around 35°C, October allows you to enjoy a swim in the sea as even the water temperature cools down to 30°C.

Relishing outdoor dining becomes an available option again. But October is still sizzling and the rainfall level is still low, with hopes of merely 10mm of rain over the month.
Temperature Range: 22°C- 35°C
Maximum temperature: 29°C
Average Rainfall: 10mm 


The temperature impressively chills off in November averaging around 25°C yet precipitation is as yet inadequate, with simply 10mm precipitation over the month. Considered the greatest month to visit Dubai, the accommodation rates likewise begin expanding alongside the group.

 A sufficient layer of sunscreen, wearing shades, and caps/hats are as yet encouraged to stay away from sunburns and break the hotness. the dunk in temperature permits you to enjoy open-air exercises by and by lengthy strolls and picnics on the oceanfront, swimming, and other diversion choices.
Temperature Range: 18°C- 31°C
Maximum temperature: 25°C
Average Rainfall: 2.7mm


December is our favorite choice as the highest temperature doesn't cross 26°C with a normal temperature of 21°C. The precipitation increments to 20mm over four days toward the month's end. As the ocean temperature dives to 23°C, you can now plan strolls and picnics on the seashores and partake in the ideal swimming experience.
Temperature Range: 23°C- 27°C
Maximum temperature: 25°C
Average Rainfall: 20mm 

Best time to visit Dubai during Events and Festivals

New Year’s Day
Dubai Shopping Festival 
Dubai Jazz Festival 
Dubai International Boat Show
Dubai world cup
Dubai Music week

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