Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 26 November 2020

UAE weather: Abu Dhabi to get hotter as temperature hits mid-40s

Inland areas could hit 49°C, while Dubai will be comparatively chilly at between 32°C and 40°C

The temperature in Dubai is likely to reach no higher than 40°C. Chris Whiteoak / The National
The temperature in Dubai is likely to reach no higher than 40°C. Chris Whiteoak / The National

The temperature in Abu Dhabi will reach into the mid-40s on Sunday.

Islands and coastal areas, including the city, will top out at 43°C, while Dubai will get to only 40°C. Inland, the temperature could be as high as 49°C.

Dubai’s minimum is forecast to be 32°C and Abu Dhabi could dip to 31°C.

The National Centre of Meteorology forecast humidity along the coast and islands of up to 85 per cent, and of 75 per cent inland.

It said Sunday would be fair to partly cloudy at times, with a chance of some convective cloud formation eastwards by afternoon.

By night it will be humid, lasting until Monday morning over northern coastal areas, with a chance of fog or mist formation.

Light to moderate wind will freshen at times during the daytime and could reach 38km/h. It will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and the Oman Sea.

Updated: July 5, 2020 12:14 PM