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