What's the Weather like in Dubai in March
Is It Good To Go To Dubai In March?
Dubai enjoys a hot desert climate that's warm or mild all year round. It has white sandy beaches coupled with the unique sightseeing opportunities of an ultra-modern city.
How Hot Is Dubai In March?
March is characterized by rising daily high temperatures with daily high temperatures increasing from 26°C to 30°C, compared to the summer season this is considerable cooler and more comfortable as in August temperatures can exceed 41°C.
Average Sunshine Hours
How Much Rain Is There In March In Dubai?
On average only 10mm of rainfall is expected throughout the month, spread across just six days.
Is Dubai Humid In March?
During March the relative humidity ranges from a comfortable 33% to a very humid 92%, rarely dropping below a very dry 14%.
How Warm Is The Sea In Dubai In March?
The sea temperature in March is pleasantly warm at 22°C, which is warm enough to go for a swim. During the summer months sea temperatures can get quite hot, for example in August the water temperature can increase to a hot 33°C.
Unusual Weather In Dubai In March
Sand Storms In Dubai
Over recent years there have been a small number of sand storms occurring in March. On March 10th in 2009 a moderate sandstorm reached Dubai which obscured visibility and covered the streets in sand and dust.
Furthermore, on March 2nd in 2010, strong winds again hit Dubai and other regions of the United Arab Emirates. Sand storms in this region are usually caused by strong north-westerly winds blowing from Saudi Arabia which carry sand from the desert.
Dubai Hotels in March
Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa
The 4* Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa is located in the old quarter of Dubai amongst many historical and cultural sites. Rooms costs as little as £50 per night and the on-site English-themed pub, the Sherlock Holmes is great for those feeling a little homesick!
Suha City Hotel
Suha City Hotel is located just 3km away from Dubai International Airport. This modern hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation, spacious rooms and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms even include a separate living room with a DVD player, IPod docking station and kitchenette.
The three-star Mayfair Hotel is situated in the heart of Dubai's central business district and is located within close proximity to the Dubai Creek Golf Course. The hotel offers high standard facilities including a roof top swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna rooms and a fully equipped health club.
Holiday Inn Dubai
Enjoy a central location at the Holiday Inn Dubai, located close to Dubai International Airport and the famous Gold Souk. This affordable hotel is located in the thriving Deira neighbourhood close to many of Dubai's tourist attractions.
Beaches in Dubai for March
Club Joumana is located just 15 minutes away from Dubai Marina. This long stretch of beach comes with three swimming pools, a water sports centre and a beach bar/restaurant. One of the most popular activities to take part in at this time of year is stand up paddle boarding which can be booked at the Watercooled Water sports centre on site.
If you're looking for somewhere a bit quieter, head to Kite Beach, otherwise known as 'Wollongong Beach'. This is a long pristine stretch of golden sand which is superb for sunbathing and relaxing, but unfortunately doesn't have any facilities.
Bars and Restaurants
The Cheesecake Factory is a well-known chain of restaurants found across the world. In Dubai there is one located in the Dubai Mall, which serves an extensive menu catering to all tastes and ages. Make sure to finish off your meal with one of their signature cheesecakes including the Snickers bar chunks cheesecake or the ultimate red velvet cheesecake.
The Buddha Bar is one of Dubai's most sought after venues, located inside the Grosvenor House Hotel. This restaurant and bar offers a mouthwatering menu inspired by the cuisines of Japan, Thailand and China, with fresh seasonal ingredients from Saudi Arabia.
The Bahri Bar is one of the best places in Dubai to catch a glimpse of the Arabian Gulf and the Burj Al Arab. This place serves light snacks and delicious cocktails from 4pm everyday, excluding Mondays.
On the other hand JW's Steakhouse is a popular option for steak lovers. This laid-back restaurants offers a relaxed interior complete with comfortable overstuffed armchairs and a mahogany bar. This award-winning restaurant serves anything from Maine lobsters to fillet steak for a reasonable price.
Things to do in Dubai in March
Al Ahmadiya School and Heritage House
For an up close and personal glimpse into Dubai's rich history, be sure to visit the Al Ahmadiya School and Heritage House. The school was opened in 1912 and became famous throughout the UAE for being Dubai's first educational establishment.
Behind the school is the founder's old home which, along with the school building, has been renovated to allow visitors to understand life in Dubai before the modern advancements and architecture seen today. Admission is free and the air conditioning makes it a great place to cool off.
Dolphin Bay located at Atlantis is one of the world's largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Visitors can choose from an array of dolphin experiences suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Interactions range from standing in shallow waters and petting the dolphins to swimming and scuba diving alongside these majestic creatures.
Adrenaline junkies will love Gravity Zone, a 50m bungee jump located opposite the Dubai Bowling Centre. Free falling may seem very nerve racking to some people, but once you try it you will never regret it! To be able to bungee jump you must be over the age of 14 and weigh no more than 217kg.
Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina
To see Dubai at its finest, experience an exotic cruise on a traditional wooden Arabic boat, known as a Dhow. Visit Al Wasl Dhow to discover more about this extraordinary two-hour voyage where you'll enjoy a gourmet five-star feast on the water, surrounded by the opulent Dubai skyline.