United Arab Emirates
Long term weather forecast
Long term weather forecast

March weather forecast and Climate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The period March through to May are the 'Spring' months in Dubai when the temperature begins its steady climb towards the summer peaks. Average maximum temperatures rise to around 28°C in March however winter weather patterns continue to affect the area. This combination means that a more abundant supply of energy is available for the development of cloud and storms should the correct combination of meteorological features exist. March is therefore often a very changeable month when Dubai can experience a wide range of weather phenomena. This is why March has the highest expected number of rain days, six on average and up to eighteen in the past as well as the most frequent occurrence of thunderstorms. Average rainfall for the month is 21mm but has been as high as 155 mm. As in February, in between the periods of unsettled weather, winds tend to veer to the Southeast and bring warm, dry desert air to the coast. Temperatures have been recorded in the low 40’s °C later in the month however extreme minimum’s of 11°C have also been recorded.
  • Average high temperature in March: 28.2°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 March: 17.6°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 March: 63%

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

  • Average rainfall in March: 22.1mm

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

  • Average rainfall days in March: 5.8 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 March: 23.2°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 March: 12h

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 March: 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 March: 10

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).