January weather forecast and climate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The city skyscrapers and the magnificent Marina yacht port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The city skyscrapers and the magnificent Marina yacht port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with average temperature varying between 18.8°C (65.8°F) and 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

January is the most humid month in Dubai, with an average relative humidity of 58%.

Rainfall

The wettest months are January and March, with an average 10mm (0.39") of rainfall.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dubai is 7.7h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dubai. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Dubai?

With an average high-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F), January is the coldest month in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

What is the temperature in January in Dubai?

In January, the average high-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Dubai?

With an average relative humidity of 58%, January is the most humid month in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

What is the average humidity in January in Dubai?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the average relative humidity in January is 58%.

How many days does it rain in January in Dubai?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in January, it is raining for 3.3 days, with typically 10mm (0.39") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Dubai?

Months with the most rainfall are January and March, with an average 10mm (0.39") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Dubai?

In Dubai, in January, the average water temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Dubai have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dubai have in January?

In Dubai, the average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dubai?

Months with the lowest UV index in Dubai are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in January in Dubai?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Dubai is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in January: 23.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (39.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (32.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.8°C).

Average pressure in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average pressure in January: 1017.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (996.4mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (11.8km/h).

Average humidity in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in January: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (58%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (47%).

Average rainfall in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in January: 10mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and March (10mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (4.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in January: 23.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (21.9°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 7.6).

Average sunshine days in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sunshine days in January: 26.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (24.1 days).

Average UV index in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average cloud cover in January: 11

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and April (Cloud cover 12).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 1).

Average visibility in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).