Dubai weather

Our guide to the weather in Dubai during May

36

Average high

8

UV Index

0mm

Month rainfall

29

Sea temperature

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Dubai, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Dubai weather in May.

How hot is it in Dubai during May?

Expect heat in Dubai during May. The temperature hits about 36℃ during the day, falling away to a balmy 29℃ at night. The UV index will be very high at this time of year, so you'll need to protect your eyes and skin. Avoid sun exposure between 10am and 4pm where possible. If outdoors, find shade, wear sun-protective clothing, wear UV-blocking sunglasses and generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every hour or so. Don't be fooled by cloudy skies! Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand will increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Dubai during May?

On average, in you'll see rain on just one day in the month. In other words, you shouldn't see any of the wet stuff. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Dubai during May?

The water around Dubai reaches a very pleasant 29℃ during May. This is very warm, and will feel bath-like. People who normally feel the cold will find this temperature perfectly acceptable. The hot air temperature will mean that you will feel comfortably warm when coming out of the water.

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Dubai Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers

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2nd August 2021 by Kirsty Leanne

Planning a trip to Dubai: 5 things to prepare

Travel is starting to open up and with borders slowly opening, I have been thinking about what travel I would like to do. Although I don’t have many plans set in stone, it’s nice to start thinking about what I’m going to do over the next few years to make up for lost time. While it may not be for some time, one of the destinations I’ve been loosely planning on visiting is Dubai. It’s somewhere that’s been on my list for a while and with many of my friends visiting over the last few...

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27th February 2021 by PommieTravels

Why should you rent a car while travelling in Dubai

Traveling is such a relaxing recreational activity, exploring new things, enjoying every bit can be a deep come true but often due to time constraints it may become challenging to visit every place your heart desires. And if you are amongst those who prefer public transports, then we hate to break it to you, you might suffer a lot. We recommend, as an avid traveler, to look into rent-a-car services when traveling. It may seem overwhelming, but it opens so many possibilities and makes every...

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16th February 2021 by Andy

Affordable beach holidays during winter

We’re in the peak of winter and have been stuck at home for a long time, so we can’t help but dream of destinations currently enjoying some of the warmest days of the year. Trade-in your winter scarf and gloves next year for a beach towel and flipflops somewhere warm. It doesn't have to break the bank either - there are many lovely beach destinations that are perfectly affordable and will allow you to enjoy a relaxing sunny holiday right in the middle of winter. Let’s take a look at...

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13th March 2020 by PommieTravels

Must-do experiences on your Dubai trip

You will not miss excursions in Dubai to enjoy its modernity. And in the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, you can do everything. Do you feel like skiing? No problem. Although it seems impossible, the Emirati has managed to create ski slopes. It is true that you will not lack things to see in Dubai. Even so, we advise you to leave the city to know its surroundings. In this post, we tell you the best tours and excursions in Dubai for you to enjoy....

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13th February 2020 by PommieTravels

Must-do experiences on your Dubai trip

You will not miss excursions in Dubai to enjoy its modernity. And in the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, you can do everything. Do you feel like skiing? No problem. Although it seems impossible, the Emirati has managed to create ski slopes. It is true that you will not lack things to see in Dubai. Even so, we advise you to leave the city to know its surroundings. In this post, we tell you the best tours and excursions in Dubai for you to enjoy....

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9th February 2021 by Andy

6 insider tips for booking a hotel in Dubai

Considered one of the most advanced cities in the world in terms of architecture and technology, Dubai is a city-state that has visitors charmed, and in awe of the breathtaking wonders they come across.In between exploring the modern buildings and structures, as well as the old establishments reminiscent of the deep history that enriches this once barren desert, you will need a comforting place to kick back and unwind.With its many hotels suitable for a variety of tastes and budgets, Dubai is a...

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9th December 2019 by PommieTravels

Cultural Etiquettes: 10 dos and don’ts on your Dubai trip

Dubai is an incredible and glamorous city. It welcomes visitors from around the world. Here you will get surrounded by friendly people, brilliant sunshine, delicious food, exhilarating activities like Dubai desert safari and luxurious buildings. There are many amazing things to do in Dubai. You will find genuine, courteous and hospitable people in this fabulous city. There are still some dos and don’ts of visiting this city....

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