April is a popular time to visit Dubai, as the weather is warm and sunny but not as scorching as the summer months.
It is the last month of Dubai’s peak tourist season. The following months see temperatures rise considerably. Hotel rates are starting to fall.
This article will provide a detailed overview of the weather in Dubai during April, including temperature, average rainfall, humidity, sunrise and sunset times, sea temperature, events, things to do, and what to wear.
In April, the average temperature in Dubai is 28 °C (82 °F), with an average high of 34 °C (93 °F) and an average low temperature of 21 °C (70 °F).
A typical April day in Dubai is similar to a hot day in Europe. It is a reasonably comfortable month for exploring the city and its many attractions.
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April is generally a dry month when compared to other destinations. Rain is infrequent, and it is usually light and short-lived when it does occur. The average total precipitation for the month is around 16 millimetres.
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The humidity level in Dubai in April is around 45%. This level is relatively low compared to other months, making the weather more comfortable for outdoor activities.
Sunrise and Sunset Times
In April, sunrise in Dubai occurs around 6:00 am, and sunset is around 6:45 pm. These times provide around 12 hours and 45 minutes of daylight for sightseeing and enjoying outdoor activities. You can expect over 11 hours of sunshine on a typical day.
Accurate sunrise and sunset times for every day in April can be found here.
The average sea temperature in April is a pleasant 26 °C (79 °F), ideal for swimming and water-based activities such as snorkelling or scuba diving.
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The current water temperature in Dubai can be found here.
Events and Things to Do
With the rising temperatures in Dubai, daytime outdoor events are drawing to a close.
Events in April include:
- Dubai Food Festival – showcases the city’s culinary scene.
- Global Village – offers a diverse mix of entertainment, shopping, and cultural experiences.
What to Wear
Given the warm temperatures in April, lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended, such as shorts, t-shirts, and sundresses. Pack a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself from the strong sunshine.
If you plan to visit any religious sites, bring modest clothing covering your shoulders and knees. A light sweater or jacket may be helpful in the evenings, as temperatures can drop slightly.
The current 5-day weather forecast for Dubai can be found here.