Located at the cross-roads of Asia, Europe and Africa, Dubai is well positioned to attract tourists looking for somewhere new and different, a destination combining the traditions of the East with the comforts of the West.
On the British withdrawal in 1971, Dubai came together with Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah and (in 1972) Ras Al Khaimah to create the federation of the United Arab Emirates.
With a perfect winter climate, top class hotels, superb facilities for a variety of sports and leisure activities and excellent shopping, Dubai has something to offer everyone. One of the greatest attractions of Dubai is shopping. The city is also one of the world’s great gold trading centers.
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||+4 Hrs GMT & -1.5 Hrs IST
|Best Time to Visit
||December to March
|Temperatures range from a low of about 10 degrees Celsius to a high of 48 degrees Celsius. The mean daily maximum is 24 degrees in January rising to 41 degrees in July. Dubai has a sub-tropical, arid climate. Sunny, blue skies can be expected most of the year. Rainfall is infrequent and irregular, falling mainly in winter. Temperatures range from a low of about 10.5 degrees Celsius to a high of 48 degrees Celsius. The mean daily maximum is 24 degrees Celsius in January rising to 41 degrees Celsius in July.