Climate & Time

You will enjoy clear blue skies, sunny days and tranquil nights in Abu Dhabi all the year round. Each season has its own activities and attractions - from water sports and beach activities in the summer to desert safaris and outdoor adventures in the winter.

Abu Dhabi's climate is sub-tropical and arid, with the hottest months being July and August when temperatures can go as high as 42C (118F). High humidity is common throughout the year.

The best time to visit Abu Dhabi is November to April with day time temperature around 24C (75F) falling to around 13C (56F) at night. Rainfall is seen during these months too, and some years have even seen hailstones, and snow in the mountainous regions of the country.

The local time in UAE is four hours ahead of UTC (GMT). There is no Daylight Savings Time.

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