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

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Traveling to Dubai, United Arab Emirates? If you're planning to go to Dubai, we've got 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 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Based on the climate and weather in Dubai, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

Traveling to Dubai in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

Traveling to Dubai in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in this region can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you vacation in Dubai during May, you are likely to notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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June

If you vacation in Dubai during June, you might notice that it is scorchingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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July

July for Dubai can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in Dubai is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you are traveling to Dubai in September, you will notice that it is sizzling, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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October

October in Dubai can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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November

If you visit Dubai during November, you may see that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

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December

If you are traveling to Dubai in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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Activities for Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Dubai.

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