United Arab Emirates
Long term weather forecast
Long term weather forecast

May weather forecast and Climate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

May often marks the beginning of the summer heat, average maximum temperatures are between 37 and 38°C, but extremes highs of 47°C have been recorded. The Humidity is however at its lowest level for the year and rain and thunderstorms are extremely rare in coastal areas. Hot, dry Southeasterly winds often prevail in May but comfort levels remain reasonable because of the low humidity. Sea temperatures increase to around 28 to 29 °C.
  • Average high temperature in May: 37.6°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 May: 24.6°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 May: 53%

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

  • Average rainfall in May: 0.4mm

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

  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.3 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 May: 28.8°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 May: 13h

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 May: 11.1h

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 May: 12

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).