Dubai Weather October Averages, Dubai
What's The Weather Like in Dubai in October?
With its hot and dry desert climate, it's never cold in Dubai, even in winter. Dubai in October is hot and dry with almost no rain. And with 10 hours of sunshine a day you'll have plenty of daylight to explore this exciting city.
Is Dubai Hot In October?
Temperatures range from 22°C with highs of 35°C, with an average of 29°C.
What Should You Wear On A Dubai Beach?
With sea temperature a very warm 30°C it's perfect for a swim on one of Dubai's pristine beaches. 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.
Does It Rain In October In Dubai?
Is Dubai Windy In October?
Winds rarely rise above light to moderate breezes in October.
Check out the current weather forecast for Dubai here.
Dubai Hotels in October
One & Only Palm Dubai
If you're looking for five-star accommodation, head to the One & Only Palm Dubai, located on the man made Palm Jumeirah Island. This stunning hotel is one of Dubai's most sought after locations, where the rich and famous come to play. The One & Only Palm Dubai has panoramic views over the coastline and includes an onsite restaurant run by Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alleno.
Flora Park Eluxe Apartments
On the other hand, the Flora Park Eluxe Apartments located in Dubai Creek, just 700 metres from Port Saeed offers guestrooms with flat-screen satellite TV, en suite bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen, as well as a separate living room and bedroom. This holiday complex also features a well-equipped gym exclusive to hotel guests.
Lotus Downtown Metro Hotel Apartments
A more affordable option are the Lotus Downtown Metro Hotel Apartments located in Deira, opposite the Union Metro Station and just a 10-minute drive away from the International Airport. Apartments come with their own living rooms, flat-screen TVs, balconies, and some even come with a dining area and washing machine.
Majestic Hotel Tower
The Majestic Hotel Tower is an exclusive four-star hotel located in the centre of Dubai, with breathtaking views of the Dubai skyline. This hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace, seven restaurants and bars and free Wi-Fi.
Beaches in Dubai for October
As temperatures are still high in October make sure to hit the beach for at least one day of your stay in Dubai.
RIVA Beach Club
The exclusive RIVA Beach Club offers an Ibiza-vibe in the middle of Dubai. This place is known as Dubai's first standalone beach club open to the general public. There are plenty of sun loungers to choose from here, as well as a paradise island bar and private beach.
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa offers a swim-up pool bar and a number of fantastic water slides for the kids. There is also a delicious Italian restaurant on site known as Luciano's. There are also plenty of sun loungers to choose from at the beach and by the pool.
Jumeirah Open Beach
However, many of the beach clubs in Dubai are very expensive, but don't worry, as there are many free beaches too. The Jumeirah Open Beach, also known as "Russian Beach", due to its popularity with Russian tourists is one of the most popular beaches in the region. This stretch of clean white sand is popular with strollers, joggers, cyclists and inline skaters.
Umm Suqeim Beach
Umm Suqeim Beach is another beautiful white sandy beach worth trying. This spot offers stunning views of the Burj Al Arab and features showers and shelter areas for visitors. This beach is particularly popular with Jumeirah families and Western expatriates.
Bars and Restaurants
Antique Bizarre Indian Restaurant
Enjoy dinner at the Antique Bizarre Indian Restaurant, located within the Four Points Dubai hotel. Around 35% of the Dubai population is Indian so there is not only quite a large Indian culture but also some fantastic and authentic Indian food to be found. This restaurant is open until 3am so relax and enjoy a few drinks before heading to one of the hotel's £55 per night rooms.
La Baie Lounge
The exclusive La Baie Lounge is located at the Jumeirah Beach Residence. This place offers a long list of homemade cocktails and delicious meals to choose from, in a calm and ambient setting.
Things to do in Dubai in October
Man-Made Palm Islands
Humidity is unlikely to cause much of a problem in October, so visitors should take the opportunity to get out and about and explore the area. Dubai's man-made Palm Islands are a terrific sight to behold and are definitely worth a visit.
The islands are constructed to form a palm tree shape from above and are located just off of Dubai's coast. The Palm Jumeirah, the first to be completed, is home to a number of luxury hotels, multi million pound villas and private residences and entertainment venues.
Atlantis Dolphin Encounter
The Atlantis The Palm hotel, located on The Palm Jumeirah, offers a once in a lifetime chance to get up close and personal with dolphins. The Atlantis Dolphin Encounter allows guests to play, swim, hug and even kiss these creatures and is suitable for the whole family, even non-swimmers.
Pavilion Dive Centre
The sea temperature at this time of year is still incredibly warm so scuba diving is definitely recommended when visiting Dubai in October. The Pavilion Dive Centre at the Jumeriah Beach Hotel is a PADI Five Star Diving school offering a number of scuba diving courses for all abilities.
Motorsport enthusiasts should definitely visit the Dubai Autodrome, which is a multi-purpose sport facility in the UAE. This racing track features an indoor and outdoor track and offers a number of once in a lifetime driving experiences. Why not book an experience in an Audi R8 V10 supercar, where you will receive training in the car, then you will embark on three exciting laps behind the wheel.
You don't have to fly to Munich to enjoy the world-famous German beer and folk festival. Dubai's very own Oktoberfest takes place in Dubai Media City from October 23 to November 9. Enjoy traditional Bavarian music, great food, brilliant entertainment and, of course, loads of fantastic beer!
Visit the Kite Beach outdoor cinema at Kite Beach, Jumeirah on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from October 24 - November 8th. Visitors who spend a minimum of Dhs30 will be able to watch one of the scheduled blockbusters. All of the films on offer are family-friendly.