Abu Dhabi

Avg weather in May
13 Hrs per day
4 mm per month
43 % avg
10 Mph avg

Abu Dhabi Weather in May

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What’s the weather like in Abu Dhabi in May?

Abu Dhabi is an exciting Middle Eastern city which sits along the Persian Gulf to the south of Dubai. It has a dry desert climate bringing hot, sunny weather to the United Arab Emirates’ capital all year round. Although temperatures are cooler than in the peak of summer, it still gets very hot in Abu Dhabi during May. If you love the heat, this is a great time to visit, with hot, dry weather and long hours of sunshine each day. Make sure you take good care in the sun, though, so you don’t get sunstroke.


The average temperature in Abu Dhabi is 31ºC in May, reaching highs of 38ºC in the peak of the afternoon. With these temperatures and extreme UV levels, you’ll need to regularly apply plenty of sun cream, drink lots of water and seek shade between 11am and 3pm. You’ll also be grateful for air conditioning in your hotel room, as the average low only dips to 23ºC after dark. Rain is almost non-existent in May, which expects 13 hours of sunshine each day. If you want to take a dip in the sea, the Persian Gulf waters are a warm 29ºC this month.

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