UAE National Day weather: mostly sunny with slight risk of rain

Wednesday, the first day of the public holiday, could see some light rain

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 30 OCTOBER 2018 - Cloudy weather with drizzle of rain at Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum boulevard.  Leslie Pableo for The National

The National Day holiday will be mainly sunny, with a risk of showers in the east and over the coast and islands on Wednesday.

Tuesday will be cloudy at times, with rain in some areas, particularly in the east, north and over the coast and islands.

Temperatures will reach up to 30°C inland and up to 29°C over the coast and islands.

Winds will be light to moderate, blowing some dust and sand.

Wednesday, the first day of the public holiday, could see light rain in the east and over the coast and sea during the day.

Temperatures will reach 29°C in Abu Dhabi and 30°C in Dubai.

Thursday's weather

Humidity will rise overnight, increasing the risk of a foggy start to the UAE’s Golden Jubilee on Thursday in the west.

Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times.

Conditions in the Arabian Gulf will be slight to moderate and calm in the Sea of Oman.

Temperatures will be similar to Wednesday, with highs of 30°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Friday's weather

Friday will be mostly sunny, becoming cloudy at times, particularly over northern areas.

Temperatures will reach 30°C in Abu Dhabi and 29°C in Dubai.

Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times.

Conditions in the Arabian Gulf will be slight to moderate, becoming rough at night. The Sea of Oman will be calm.

Saturday's weather

The weather will be similar on Saturday, with clouds over some northern areas. Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times, blowing dust and sand.

Temperatures will fall a little, reaching only 28°C in Dubai and 27°C in Abu Dhabi.

The Arabian Gulf will be rough and moderate. The Sea of Oman will also be rough at times.

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Updated: November 30th 2021, 6:18 AM