Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates? If you're planning to go to Abu Dhabi, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Based on the climate and weather in Abu Dhabi, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abu Dhabi, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates by month

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January

January very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February in Abu Dhabi dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

If you are traveling to Abu Dhabi in April, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you go to Abu Dhabi in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

If you are traveling to Abu Dhabi in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

October here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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