Dubai Weather in January

January falls within Dubai’s high season. Most visitors find the weather agreeable. Hotel rates are high but it’s a great time to explore the city and enjoy the city’s outdoor attractions and beaches.

Temperature in January

January is the coolest month of the year in Dubai. The average daily temperature in January is around 19°C (66°F). Visitors from Europe will find the temperatures pleasant enough for sunbathing and it’s warm enough to wear shorts or a bathing suit.

The average daily high temperature is 23°C (73°F).

At night the temperature drops to around 14°C (57°F). Some visitors will find this a little chilly and may need to wear a cardigans or a light jacket to feel comfortable.

Average temperature data for the whole year can be found here.

Dubai in January

Sunrise and Sunset Times

In January the sun rises around 7 am. Sunset is just before 6 pm. Exact sunrise and sunset times for the month can be found here.

Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature in January is 21°C (70°F). The water is at its coolest but is still fairly warm. Some will find it a little too cold for their liking.

Swimming pools at most hotels are temperature-controlled.

Sea temperature data for the whole year can be found on this page.

Burj Khalifa Dubai in sunny weather
Burj Khalifa


Events taking place in January in Dubai include:

Weather Conditions in Other Months

We also offer weather information for other months (February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December).

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