Dubai Weather in May

May is considered shoulder season in Dubai. Temperatures have risen to a point that some tourists consider uncomfortable.

Hotel rates in Dubai in May are much lower than peak season (November to April). It’s a good time to visit for budget conscious travellers not too adverse to heat.

Temperature in May

The average temperature in Dubai in May is around 31°C (88°F). At midday expect temperatures of about 37°C (99°F).

At night, the temperature will drop to around 24°C (75°F).

Average temperatures for every month of the year can be found here.

Sunrise and Sunset

In May the sun rises around 5.30 am. Sunset is about 7 pm. A list of sunrise and sunset times for the year can be found here.

Sea Temperature

The sea temperature in May in Dubai averages 28°C (82°F), similar to a heated swimming pool.


Events taking place in May include:

Due to the higher temperatures, there are few major outdoor events.

Other Months

To see weather conditions, temperatures, and events in other months of the year follow these links (January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December).

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