Weather in United Arab Emirates in May

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Visiting United Arab Emirates in May

May is one of the best months to visit United Arab Emirates for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 38°C (101°F) which is extremely hot, possibly too hot to spend much time outside in unshaded areas, you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 83% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in United Arab Emirates with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting United Arab Emirates in one of the other best months of June, September, October, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in United Arab Emirates in May?

Yes, May is a perfect time for sunbathing in United Arab Emirates.

May has average maximum temperatures of 38°C (101°F) which is extremely hot, possibly too hot to spend much time outside in unshaded areas, you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 83% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in United Arab Emirates in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in United Arab Emirates with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (83°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in United Arab Emirates?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in United Arab Emirates.

May has average maximum temperatures of 38°C (101°F) which is extremely hot, possibly too hot to spend much time outside in unshaded areas, you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 83% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in United Arab Emirates with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is United Arab Emirates warm in May?

Yes, United Arab Emirates is extremely hot, possibly too hot to spend much time outside in unshaded areas, you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun in May.

The average maximum temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 38°C (101°F). The average maximum temperature is 34°C (93°) in the previous month and 40°C (103°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 33°C (91°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 35°C (94°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is United Arab Emirates in May?

The average day light hours per day in United Arab Emirates in May are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 83% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in United Arab Emirates in May

The average maximum temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 38°C (101°F). The average maximum temperature is 34°C (93°F) in the previous month and 40°C (103°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 33°C (91°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 35°C (94°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 28°C (82°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in United Arab Emirates in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in United Arab Emirates. The sunshine percentage is 83% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in United Arab Emirates in May is typically 13.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in United Arab Emirates in May

The average sea water temperature in United Arab Emirates in May is 28.6°C (83.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in United Arab Emirates in May

The average total rainfall in United Arab Emirates in May is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 0.2 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in United Arab Emirates in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in United Arab Emirates in May is 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in United Arab Emirates in May is typically 61.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 66.7% in the previous month and 69.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in United Arab Emirates in May is typically 40.7%. The average relative humidity is 44.8% in the previous month and 47.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in United Arab Emirates in May

The average maximum wind speed in United Arab Emirates in May is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in United Arab Emirates in May is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in United Arab Emirates in May is from the West-Southwest.

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