Dubai Weather December Averages, Dubai
What's The Weather Like in Dubai in December?
Is It Good To Go To Dubai In December?
With its hot and dry desert climate, it's never cold in Dubai, even in winter. Dubai in December is hot and dry with almost no rain. And with eight hours of sunshine a day you'll have plenty of daylight to explore this exciting city.
What's Dubai Like At Christmas?
The promise of a sunny Christmas Day makes Dubai a popular winter sun destination, especially considering the UK temperatures for the same month. And with sea temperaturea very warm 23°C it's perfect for a swim on one of Dubai's pristine beaches.
Dubai Dress Code
But remember to follow Dubai's dress code by opting for modest beachwear - shorts are fine for men and one-piece swimming costumes and regular bikinis are fine for women. Remember to cover up before you leave the sand.
Is It Hot In Dubai In December?
Temperatures range from 16°C with highs of 26°C, with an average of 21°C.
Is It Humid In Dubai In December?
Is It Windy In Dubai In December?
Winds rarely rise above light to moderate breezes in December.
Check out the current weather forecast for Dubai here.
Dubai Hotels in December
The 4* Capitol Hotel offers rooms with floor to ceiling windows from which to view the fireworks for around £68 per night. However, expect this rate to soar over New Years, especially for last minute bookings.
Ibis Al Rigga
The Ibis Al Rigga is an affordable two-star hotel located in Dubai's Al Rigga neighborhood. This comfortable hotel offers a fitness centre, free parking and is only a five-minute walk from the local Al Rigga Metro Station.
Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai
For a more central location why not stay at the three-star Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, located in the historic Bur Dubai district. This popular hotel features a rooftop swimming pool, well-equipped gym, several restaurants and free private parking.
Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai
The five-star Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai boasts a premium location in the heart of the Sheikh Zayed Road, facing the Dubai International Convention Centre. All guest rooms at this exclusive hotel come with an LCD satellite TV, safety deposit box and Wi-Fi access. The Radisson Royal Hotel also offers a number of different dining options as well as a nightclub with two bars, a VIP area and a rooftop pool, complete with a poolside bar.
Beaches in Dubai for December
Meydan Beach Club
Another option is the Meydan Beach Club, set on the beachfront, close to JBR. This trendy beach club offers two infinity swimming pools, a pool bar and an Ibiza-style chill out lounge called Café del Mar.
If you're looking for a free and quiet beach you must head over to Kite Beach, otherwise known as 'Wollongong Beach.' This clean beach is extremely popular for kite surfers and water sports enthusiasts who want to escape the crowds found at Jumeirah Beach.
Bars and Restaurants
La Petite Masion
La Petite Masion is one of the most sought-after restaurants in the whole of Dubai. This French eatery offers anything from razor clams to cheesecake, made with the freshest and highest quality ingredients.
However, if you're missing the food from back home why not head to the British restaurant Rhodes W1, run by British chef Gary Rhodes. This eatery serves all the British classics with a delicious French flair. Although this place is rather pricey, it is perfect for any foodies out there!
Beach House Cabana
Party South American style at Beach House Cabana, situated at the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, in between the Shoreline Apartments. With lively Latino beats, a DJ set, expert mixologists and salsa dancing, Beach House Cabana offers a unique experience, found nowhere else in Dubai.
Things to do in Dubai in December
For visitors who are missing the December snow back home, there's an easy solution; Ski Dubai. The first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, this attraction allows visitors to enjoy the thrill of the snowy mountains amidst the Arabian Desert heat.
Unlike many artificial ski slopes, this venue creates the most realistic atmosphere available, even including a chairlift and real snow. The slopes are kept at a chilly -4 degrees and are home to a couple of penguins.
Dubai is a great place to see in the new year, although expect it to be crowded from the middle of December onwards. For access to exclusive beach parties at some of Dubai's top hotels, expect to pay between £400 and £500 per head. But visitors don't need to pay out to have a good time in Dubai. The Burj Khalifa puts on a spectacular fireworks show each year at midnight which can be seen from all over Dubai City for free.
Saeed Al Maktoum House
Another historical place of interest is the Saeed Al Maktoum House located along the Dubai Creek. This significant building used to be the former residential quarters of Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the former ruler of Dubai in the UAE.
The Dubai Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament held in Dubai, perfect for all the Rugby lovers out there. This event is always held in December and creates an exciting atmosphere for international fans who travel from all over to watch the games.