United Arab Emirates
Long term weather forecast
Long term weather forecast

December weather forecast and Climate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

By the end of the year winter systems are more frequently affecting the Emirates, the mean monthly rainfall is 15 mm with rain reported on three or four days during the month. Mean maximums have fallen to 26°C with minimum’s typically around 16°C. The humidity is frequently high in the early morning hours with fog still causing a problem, although Dubai and the Northern Emirates tend to be a little less humid than other areas of the country. Occasionally persistent periods of unsettled and wet weather can affect Dubai in December. Rainfall totals have been as high as 130 mm with a 24 hour maximum rainfall of 73 mm. Sea temperatures fall to around 23°C.
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.2°C

Warmest month (with highest average high temperature) is August (41.3°C).
Month with lowest average high temperature is January (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 16.3°C

Month with highest average low temperature is August (30.2°C).
Coldest month (with lowest average low temperature) is January (14.3°C).

  • Average humidity in December: 64%

Months with highest relative humidity are January and February (65%).
Month with lowest relative humidity is May (53%).

  • Average rainfall in December: 16.2mm

Wettest month (with highest rainfall) is February (25mm).
Driest months (with lowest rainfall) are June, August and September (0mm).

  • Average rainfall days in December: 3.8 days

Month with highest number of rainy days is March (5.8 days).
Month with lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

  • Average sea temperature in December: 25.4°C

Best month for swimming (with highest average sea temperature) is August (33.5°C).
Coldest month (with lowest average sea temperature) is February (21.9°C).

  • Average daylight in December: 11h

Months with longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 14).
Months with shortest days are January, February, November and December (Average daylight: 11).

  • Average sunshine in December: 8.2h

Month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.4).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March and December (Average sunshine: 8.2).

  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Month with lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).