UAE weather: Dubai and Abu Dhabi set for hot and humid Friday

Humidity to increase by night

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Reporter: N/A. News. Weather. A lady walks on the boardwalk in the summer heat. Wednesday, July 8th, 2020. The Palm, Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
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Weather conditions in Dubai on Friday will be mostly sunny but with occasional clouds and a moderate breeze.

Temperatures are due to peak at 37°C shortly after midday, accompanied by gentle winds of up to 21kph.

The forecast for Abu Dhabi promises a similar day of clear skies and light breezes.

Temperatures are predicted to be slightly hotter, reaching 39°C in the afternoon, with lighter winds of around 19kph.

The National Centre of Meteorology is predicting fair conditions for the UAE in general, but predicted a chance of some clouds forming by night and into Saturday morning.

The Centre said humidity will increase by night.

Night time temperatures could drop to around 27°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi over the course of Friday night and the early hours of Saturday morning.