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Best Time to Travel to Dubai

A vacation trip to Dubai points towards sun, sand, beach and shopping. The best time to go to the scorching hot city is during its cooler months i.e. in between November and April, when the hot sun is at rest and cool with blowing winds during the evenings and night time. Even if you visit the city during the rest of the months you will find the air-conditioned hotels, malls and other complexes well-equipped to easily keep off the heat.
By and large, the tourist season boosts up in between November and April when the temperatures are in between 24-35ºC (75-95ºF), keeping the evenings warm and nights chill. Months of November, December, January and February observe gentle wind where the mercury goes down almost up to 13ºC (55.5ºF). Likewise, you can take pleasure in the rain if you tend to visit the city somewhere in between December and March. The temperature tends to rise up till 30ºC (86ºF) by April that indicates the onset of approaching hot season-May.
Credit: Dubai Relax Tours
Credit: Dubai Relax Tours
A trip to the beautiful tourist place Dubai can be avoided for a holiday that involves lots of shopping, dining and fun especially during the months of Ramadan, when the strict rules of Islam are applicable against smoking, drinking and eating and staying outside for long hours. As a consequence, the rates of almost all the hotels drop down up to 70% during this time where you are requested to follow the rules of the festival. If you want to eat during the daytime then you are requested to eat somewhere indoors or else to close the windows of the restaurants and cafes while having food.

Though religious beliefs and sentiments are attached here, it equally spoils the total enjoyment involved, where you really find difficult to relax at length which is the sole purpose of your journey to the city. Similarly, avoid the period between June and September. Though the air-conditioned buildings keep off the heat, you would not be able to enjoy much of the outdoor activities except for the nightlife. Desert Safari Dubai, Camping and Camel riding would be a bit difficult to get pleasure from, where sunbathing or playing at the beach can be revered in between April and October where the temperatures rise up to 40ºC (39ºF).
If you are looking for some altogether different experience, then go in for private fishing trips or deep fishing trips in Dubai. You can also enjoy a romantic dinner on dhow cruise at Dubai marina which gives panoramic views of Dubai at night.

Still, you can make your holiday remarkable where you can catch Dubai Camel Racing. It is held every Thursday and Friday somewhere in between October to April at the Nad Al Sheba racetrack while Rugby Sevens is hosted in December. The best period to shop in Dubai is from January to March where the famous Dubai Shopping Festival runs for around 4 weeks.

13 thoughts on "Best Time to Travel to Dubai"

Chanruangrong Arunyapooti
I m planning to visit Dubai during New Year Holiday but not sure whether it's a good idea to do so. If the shops are most closed and not convenient for tjourists to visit during this time of the year. when the sale begins? Thank you so much. Im looking forward to your reply.

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Amit J Dosani
I and My Family Planning to Visit Dubai During the Second Half of Oct'2017. Will this be a good time to visit Dubai. We are planning to explore the city

My family and i are planning to visit dubai in april. Kindly let me know is it very hot for outdoor activities?
Dubai is one of the best place for visit. Khasab is near to Dubai & offers the perfect starting point to explore the unknown Musandam. Khasab is one of the best place in Oman for Camping. Enjoy Khasab beach camping under starry sky with your loved ones.
It’s a very fascinating and interesting Post. For those who are interested to explore DUBAI, Try our fast and reliable travel services like Safari desert Tour, Dhow Cruise Dinner Tour, Dubai City Tour and other Fun tours.
Meera Singh
Would u plz send me ur package with price for Dubai attractions?
@Meera, offers various tours at discounted prices, please take a look at Dubai Tours and book the tours of your choice.

My wife and I spent our last vacation at Dubai. It was amazing!!! There were a lot of the sun, sand, beach and shopping and of course the sea! We found a suitable site, there are various boats, I’m sure, you’ll choose it according to your taste? because we have done it very easy. And we had a wonderful cruise
Pratik Shah
I am planning visit to Dubai during end September. Pl. Suggest if this is right period and all the excursion will be available for enjoyment esp. Miracle garden n global village.
At the same time if you can give your best tariff plan for a week stay.


I think end September is also a good season to visit Dubai. I think excursion will be available during this time just check out some outdoor activities here.
Hi I am planning to visit dubai in 1st week of June, can you sujjest me whether it is good or not to visit with family. Can i enjoy all activities which are famous in dubai.
@Abhishek Yes, you can visit all the attractions in Dubai even in June as they have excellent infrastructure to keep you comfortable. You can also enjoy some great indoor activities with your families in summer.

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