The weather in UAE

Situated at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula, the UAE is an exotic and tantalising destination. With a desert climate, the UAE is characterised by mild winters and very hot summers with high humidity.

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The hottest time of year is during the summer months of June to September when humidity can be very high, and temperatures can reach 45°C/113°F. Temperatures are pleasant between October and April.

UAE- best times to visit...

Here is a general guide for the best times to visit for some of the UAE's popular activities:

  • Desert activities: The best time to go to the desert is during a winter evening as summers can be unbearably hot.
  • Relaxing at the beach: Visit in October, March or April when the weather is pleasantly hot.
  • Shoulder Season Rates: April, May, October.

Please contact the Mahlatini team if you have a question about the UAE climate and the choice of luxury accommodation we offer.

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