Dubai Weather January Averages, Dubai
- Temperature 19°C 66°F
- High Temperature 23°C 73°F
- Low Temperature 14°C 57°F
- Day Temperature 21.4°C 71°F
- Night Temperature 20.8°C 69°F
- Sunshine Hours 8 hours
- Rainfall 10 mm
- Rainfall Days 6 days
- Sea Temperature 21°C 70°F
What's The Weather Like in Dubai in January?
Dubai in the United Arab Emirates enjoys a hot and dry desert climate all year round. Although January is Dubai's coldest month, the warm temperatures are more in keeping with the British summer than winter.
Is It Good To Go To Dubai In January?
January is an ideal month to visit as it's warm enough to go sunbathing, swimming and sightseeing.
How Hot Is Dubai In January?
January's temperatures have daily highs of around 24°C throughout the month and the possibility of exceeding 28°C. However, daily low temperatures are around 15°C and can fall below 12°C on a particularly cold day.
Average Sunshine Hours
During January the average sunshine hours are around eight hours.
How Humid Is Dubai In January?
The typical humidity at this time of year ranges from a comfortable 43% to a very humid 91%. January is actually one of the most comfortable months of the year as dew points are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Is Dubai Windy In January?
Wind speeds are very low in January, typically varying from light to moderate breezes.
Is The Sea Warm In January In Dubai?
The sea temperature at this time of year is delightfully warm at 21°C. However, it is considerably cooler compared to August where sea temperatures can soar above 32°C!
Dubai Hotels in January
Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis
The Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis is an affordable three-star hotel situated near Dubai Airport. This hotel features a restaurant, bar, lounge, outdoor swimming pool and complimentary wireless Internet.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
On the other hand the Jumeirah Beach Hotel is an exclusive five-star resort, which is recognised as one of the most famous hotels in the world. The hotel offers a wide array of leisure facilities including a scuba diving centre, five swimming pools and unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Water Park.
Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Al Jaddaf
The Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Al Jaddaf has a number of luxurious self-catering apartments complete with a living room, dining area and fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also take advantage of the daily breakfast available at the on site restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park
The Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park offers comfortable and familiar accommodation for just £54 per night. The downtown location is convenient for sightseeing and beaches and is a mere 15 minute taxi ride from Dubai International Airport. A free continental breakfast is available for guests each morning.
Beaches in Dubai for January
Jebel Ali Beach
Jebel Ali Beach is a long beach located next to the Jebel Ali Beach Resort. Unlike many other beaches in Dubai this place is free to access. This beach is particularly popular with water sports enthusiasts as there are a wealth of activities available including jet skiing and kite surfing.
Jumeirah Beach Residence
Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the whole of Dubai. This is a free to use beach that doesn't offer many facilities like toilets or showers, however a number of cafes and shops are within walking distance.
Club Mina is a large beach club located in front of the Barasti and the Westin. The club offers a 500m sandy beach, five outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a gym, volleyball, basketball and water sports. It's best to arrive early if you want to bag a prime spot by one of the pools.
One & Only Royal Mirage Palace
If you choose to stay at the One & Only Royal Mirage Palace you will have access to a beautiful one-kilometer long private beach. There are a number of water sports on offer here such as water-skiing and speedboat rides.
Bars and Restaurants
Tagine is a Moroccan restaurant located at the One & Only Mirage in Dubai. This place offers the finest Moroccan cuisine, served up in a Moroccan-themed room. If you visit this place once you will definitely want to return.
For a special occasion you may want to visit At.mosphere found on the 122nd floor in the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. This eatery serves modern European cuisine; also if you plan your trip at the right time, Michelin-starred guest chefs appear in the kitchen including the famous Philippe Etchebest.
Champions Sports Bar
The Champions Sports Bar, located in the JW Marriott, found next to the Hamarain Shopping Center is an excellent place to watch major live sporting events such as the Barclays Premier League and boxing matches.
Barasti Bar is located at the Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. It's one of the most popular bars in Dubai where you can go to relax on a hot afternoon with a cool drink. This place also serves international food throughout the day from fish and chips to rib eye steak.
Things to do in Dubai in January
The Dubai Museum was opened by the ruler of Dubai in 1971, with the aim of showcasing the traditional way of life in Dubai and the Middle East. The museum includes local artifacts and several dioramas showing life in the emirates before the advent of oil.
If you fancy a bit of retail therapy head to the Gold Souk located in the heart of Dubai's commercial district. This is the largest retail gold market in the world, selling anything from ingots to intricately worked jewellery at bargain prices.
Burj Al Arab
One of Dubai's most iconic symbols is the Burj Al Arab (Tower of the Arabs), which is the world's only 7 star hotel, designed to resemble a billowing sail. No trip to Dubai would be complete without at least seeing this stunning building!
Desert Safari Tours
Desert Safari Tours
Experience a thrilling safari desert tour with Oasis Palm for exciting sandboarding, a camel ride and a delicious barbecue dinner in a traditional Bedouin camp. Land cruisers sweep you through majestic sand dunes for an exciting day complete with local dance and music performances.