Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
The last month of the spring, May, is a torrid month in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with average temperature varying between 39.3°C (102.7°F) and 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a hot 34.5°C (94.1°F) in April, to a sweltering 39.3°C (102.7°F). In Abu Dhabi, in May, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 55%, May is the least humid month in Abu Dhabi.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains in Abu Dhabi. During 0.1 rainfall days, Abu Dhabi aggregates 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Abu Dhabi, there are 9.9 rainfall days, and 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average water temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Abu Dhabi is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, in May, the average high-temperature is 39.3°C (102.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Abu Dhabi?

May is the least humid month in Abu Dhabi, with an average relative humidity of 55%.

What is the average humidity in May in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average relative humidity in May is 55%.

What is the last month it rains in Abu Dhabi?

May is the last month it rains. During 0.1 rainfall days, in May, Abu Dhabi aggregates 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.1°C (84.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Abu Dhabi?

In May, the average length of the day in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Abu Dhabi?

The average sunshine in May is 11h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in May: 39.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in May: 55%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in May: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in May - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).