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Dubai weather in June

by Dubai Travel Planner

What to expect when visiting Dubai in June

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Dubai’s average daytime maximum temperature in June is 39.8°C (103.6°F).

Summer really starts to hit its full intensity in June. Daytime highs can hit as much as 47.9°C (118.2°F), whilst overnight, the average minimum is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Humidity is lower than the peak of summer, and the days are long, clear and generally blue-skied, though too hot for outdoor daytime activities, even from the start of June.

Whilst the emirate of Dubai is still very much welcoming tourists to return in 2021, and restaurant and entertainment venues had capacity restrictions lifted in May, there is still a possibility that advertised events could be cancelled last minute or postponed. Stay up to date with UAE COVID Information for travellers here.

Dubai Sea Temperature in June

In June, you should expect sea temperatures on average of 31.7°C (89.1°F). Sea temperatures at the start of the month can be as low as 30.4°C (87.8°F) but expect highs up to 33°C (90.4°F) in the water.

It is still pleasant enough swimming temperatures where it is just cooler to be in the water than outside, but make no mistake, it’s getting steamy out there as you head into the summer’s hottest months in Dubai. Visiting a water park or a resort with a swimming pool chiller might need to be on the cards for June.

For more on what’s happening in Dubai in June check out this page.

It is better to enjoy Dubai’s outdoor attractions in the evening in June

Other weather patterns that are common in Dubai in June

Summer in Dubai brings with it very little, if any, rainfall and less likelihood of sandstorms than in the spring. The humidity is lower at the start of summer than at the end, making June more pleasant than August/September.

Daylight hours are the longest in June, and as long as you stick out of the peak of the day, you may still enjoy a little sunshine very early morning and at sunset. You can expect, on average, 11.4 hours of sunshine per day.

What should I pack for June in Dubai?

As you hit peak temperatures in Dubai, it’s really about dressing for the heat. Ideally pack cotton clothing that can deal with the heat and sweat, along with your other essentials such as antiperspirants, sunscreen, sunglass and a hat. We talk more about dressing respectfully while still coping with the heat here.

At any time of year, we recommend packing a shawl or something with long sleeves if you are going to be indoors, as the air conditioning can be fierce!

You can read more about what to pack in June for Dubai here.

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Information sourced from the National Centre of Meteorology climate report 2003-2018 for Dubai International Airport.

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