The United Arab Emirates lies in an arid tropical zone
dominated by hot desert weather. The climate is characterized
by high levels of temperature and scant rainfall. The
climate in all parts of the UAE in general is dry with
two distinct seasons: summer and winter. The summer
months, between April and November are very hot, while
winter is short, between December arid March, during
which the temperature is moderate, accompanied by irregular
rainfall. The average temperature during July and August
is 35C, while the rainfall during these two months.
is only 2mm. During January the temperature drops to
18oC, while the average rainfall during February, is
occasionally as high as 36mm.
humidity is very high along the Eastern coastal zones
adjacent to the Arabian Gulf arid becomes lawn in the
South-Eastern inland regions and in the Eastern mountainous
ranges. In wintertime, the maximum relative humidity
along the Arabian Gulf coasts reaches as high as 90%,
while the lowest average humidity is 20%. in the South-Eastern
areas and Eastern mountainous regions.