Weather in the UAE

UAE WeatherIf you like the heat then you have come to the right place. The UAE is a hot country with a sub-tropical arid summer and a warm winter. In other words, you will never get cold. But never fear, this country is not bone dry. It still experiences rain, most of which comes in short torrential bursts, sometimes even leading to floods in the usually dry wadi beds.

The weather tends to stay similar amongst all of the areas, save Al Ain. If it’s scorching and bone dry in Dubai then it’s likely to be scorching and bone dry in Ajman. This is because most of the areas touch on the coast of the Gulf and the country is relatively small.

The further inland you go is basically more desert, here the climate varies slightly: the nights are cooler in winter and the air is slightly less humid in summer.

In certain areas you can find dust storms, which are not too desirable, however this is something one just needs to accept. Interestingly the mountainous region of Ras al-Khaimah has had snow only two times since weather records began.

The UAE is sometimes humorously described as only having 2 seasons, the hot season, and the really hot season. Basically winter and Summer.

The nice season: Winter

This season lasts from October to April and is the most pleasant time to visit the UAE, the heat is not unbearable and it can actually be quite nice. Be wary of the night time temperatures, as they can drop during the winter. During the morning hours temperatures drop as low as 10°C. This can then shoot up during the day time to highs around 27°C to 28°C.

Rain is more commonly found in these months; however do not expect huge amounts, on average it rains about 10 days a year in the UAE.

The not so nice season: Summer

Life can be made slightly difficult during the summer months due to the extreme heat. These months generally last from June to September and maintain a constant temperature and humidity even into the night time, with only a slight dip.

Almost every day you can expect temperatures to reach over 40°C almost every day and never really drops below 30°C. Humidity can be very high with a 90% air saturation due to the proximity of the Gulf which brings with it an almost suffocation salty sea air, making most people stay indoors in the air conditioning.

If you liked this article, please share!
FacebooktwitterredditlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterredditlinkedinmail

Contact Us

US & Canada: 201-467-4612
United Kingdom: 0203-286-9794
Australia: 2-8011-4516

Info@ReachToTeachRecruiting.com

Reach To Teach
1606 80th Avenue
Algona, Iowa, 50511
USA

Teacher Testimonial

C. Venter - 2017 - Teaching in China

Thanks to the help and hard work of my recruiter at Reach To Teach, my journey to China was such a smooth and nearly stress free process. I have now been happily living in China for 6 months. Thanks, guys.


Read More Testimonials »

Teacher Testimonials

R. Busony - 2017 - An ESL Teacher in Taipei
Reach To Teach Recruiting LTD

Reach to Teach is absolutely the best tool to have going into the teaching industry in Asia. I worked with Carrie Kellenberger when going to Taiwan and she managed to give me more than I asked and did frequent check-ups.

Weeks before my dep...


Read More Testimonials »

Teacher Testimonials

Anabel Gabriela - 2018 Teacher Testimonial
Reach To Teach Recruiting LTD

They made what would have been a very complicated process easy. I always felt like they really cared about me and I never felt intimidated emailing or calling when I was confused. Highly recommend!


Read More Testimonials »