January weather forecast
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

Weather in January

January, like December, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a moderately hot winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 18.8°C (65.8°F) and max 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

With an average relative humidity of 58%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Dubai is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Dubai, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 46min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of January, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:02 +04.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine 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, United Arab Emirates. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Dubai?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 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.

What is the average humidity in January in Dubai?

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

What is the rainiest month in Dubai?

The months with the most rainfall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, are January and March, with an average 10mm (0.39") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Dubai in January?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in January, during 3.3 rainfall days, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Dubai?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the average seawater temperature in January is 23.4°C (74.1°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Dubai have in January?

The average day length in January in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is 10h and 46min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Dubai?

On the first day of January in Dubai, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:02 +04.

How long on average sun shines in January in Dubai?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Dubai?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in January in Dubai?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Dubai is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average pressure in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average wind speed in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average humidity in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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%).

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Average rainfall in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average rainfall days in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average sea temperature in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 46min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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).

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Average UV index in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

The 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).

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Average visibility in January
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

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

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