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How is the Weather in Dubai in April?

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This post covers the weather in Dubain in April.

We include temperatures, how much rain and sun to expect, tips on what to wear and what to do.


Temperatures

Daytime high temperatures tend to be around 30-31 C (86-88 F) early in the month, warming to around 32-35 C (90-95 F) near the end of the month.

A few of the warmer afternoons, especially later in the month, can reach up near 38 C (100 F).

So, you should expect about 13 days with highs at or above 90 F.

The record high temperature during April in Dubai is 43.5 C (110.3 F).

Late night and early morning low temperatures will tend to be around 19-20 C (66-68 F) early in the month but will warm to around 24-26 C (75-79 F) near the end of the month.

A few of the cooler mornings early in the month, can dip down around 15 C (59 F).

The record low temperature in Dubai during April is 9 C (48 F). 


Sky and Rain

April typically will have about 20 mostly sunny, 2-3 partly sunny, and 7-8 mostly cloudy days.

Rainfall is sparse but some light showers typically fall on about 3 days during April. 


Daylight

The number of daylight hours this month increases from 12.4 hours on the 1st to about 13.1 hours by the 30th. 


Windspeed

Wind speeds during this month tend to be light to gentle, averaging 6-19 kph (4-12 mph) but occasionally can be moderate at 20-28 kph (13-18 mph).

About 8 days on average will have blowing dust or sand. 


Ocean Temperatures

April is a great time for the beach as ocean temperatures continue to warm from about 24 C (75 F) early in April to near 27 C (80-81 F) near the end of the month.


What to Wear in Dubai During April?

April in Dubai starts to get hot but not as hot as the mid-summer months.

Dress for warm to hot weather but also expect comfortable evenings and nighttime temperatures.

Wear clothing that covers your shoulders and your knees. Do not wear clothes that are too tight or too revealing for both men and women.

Women can wear long dresses, tops, shirts, t-shirts, pants, and jeans.

It's best to avoid wearing any sleeveless shirts, sleeveless dresses, mini-skirts, and short shorts.

For trips near water or in the desert at night, make sure to pack a pair of long pants/long skirt.


Things to Do in Dubai in April

The weather should be nice and warm this month, so it might be a good time to consider taking a pay-what-you-wish Dubai walking tour.

April is also the month of Ramadan, so if you celebrate this holiday, you might want to consider making preparations for special activities or meals.


If you manage to visit on an especially warm day, you might want to consider a cruise around Dubai.

Alternatively, there are also some great waterparks in Dubai such as Aquaventure and LEGOLAND Waterpark.

All of these activities/attractions are actually included with the Go City Dubai Pass.

So, if you're looking to save some money, make sure to read our post covering how to use Dubai tourist passes.

For even more great ideas, please read our full post about things to do in Dubai in April.


Fred Pickhardt    

Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: November 22nd, 2022
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