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Climate

Dubai has a tropical desert climate, Köppen classification Bwh, because of its location within the Northern desert belt. Summers are extremely hot and humid, with an average high around 41 °C (106 °F) and overnight lows around 30 °C (86 °F). Most days are sunny throughout the year. Winters are warm and short with an average high of 23 °C (73 °F) and overnight lows of 14 °C (57 °F). Precipitation, however, has been increasing in the last few decades with accumulated rain reaching 150 mm (5.91 in) per year. The weather in Dubai can bring short and irregular rainfall as is typical for the Middle East. Most of the rainfall occurs in the December to March period. The weather between December and March remains warm and is considered to be the most comfortable climatic conditions of the year. However, the majority of homes, offices and shopping malls are air conditioned.

Duration of Stay

Some people come only for sightseeing, and for them 3-5 days might be enough for an express visit. During this time, you can hit the most famous sights and eat good food. If it is your first time in Dubai, we recommend you come for at least a week. Give yourself enough time to really get a feel for the city, to do some sightseeing and some relaxing.

Transportation

Nol Card

Nol Card is a smart card that enables you to pay for the use of various RTA transport modes in Dubai with a single tap. You can use your Nol Card to travel on Dubai Metro, Buses, Dubai Tram and marine transport modes like Water Buses. You can also use nol card to pay for RTA’s Paid Parking.

Dubai Tram

Dubai Tram network covers a distance of 10.6 Km with 11 stations distributed over the population congested areas. Dubai Tram is considered as the first outside Europe working on underground power supply all over the track without the need of wires to feed it with electricity.

Dubai Metro

Dubai metro, a modern and fully automated rail system with red and green lines, providing you with many great features in addition to convenient means of travel, including retail outlets, Wi-Fi connectivity, ATM machines.

Dubai Bus

Dubai bus service network, that covers 87% of the urban area in the Emirate of Dubai, is designed in such a way that it makes each and every corner of the Dubai to be easily accessible for you.

Abra

The most popular mode of transport for cruising around the Dubai Creek. A fleet of 148 motorized Abras means that there’s always one ready to take you from Deira to Bur Dubai or vice versa. Each of these vehicles seat up to 20 passengers. An hourly rental charter package is also available.

Taxi

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s Fleet comprises of approximately 3,854 vehicles which are operated around the clock, 7 days a week including public and religious holidays.  Dubai Taxi services is available 24/7 all around Dubai.

Factsheet

The UAE consists of seven emirates: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Ra’s Al-Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain.

  • These emirates united in the year 1971.
  • Official languages: Arabic and English.
  • Other spoken languages: Urdu, Hindi, Persian
  • Religion: Islam (96%), Hinduism, Christianity
  • Ethnic groups: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Egyptian, Jordanian, Iranian, Filipino, other Arabs
  • Climate: hot, humid and low annual rainfall
  • Flag colors: red, green white and black

Dubai is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage. Dubai is a very tolerant, cosmopolitan and multicultural city. Its residents are made up of more than 200 different nationalities – all living together harmoniously, Being largely a Muslim country, it is recommended to dress modestly, particularly within the workplace.

The local currency is the dirham, which is pegged at AED 3.67 to 1 US dollar. Dubai is tolerant and cosmopolitan and all visitors are welcome. However, Islam is a way of life in the city, and therefore tourists should adopt a certain level of cultural and religious sensitivity for the duration of their stay.

Information

If you are heading to Dubai for the first time, you may have questions about the laws. In short, be respectful. Dress conservatively and make sure your shoulders are covered. Public displays of affection are considered unlawful. Also, the consumption of alcohol in public is illegal, except in specified bars. During Ramadan everyone who visits Dubai, regardless of their religion, should abide by the fast in public throughout their visit. Abstention includes not just eating and drinking, but smoking too. Bear in mind that food and even water can be hard to find during the day if your visit to Dubai coincides with Ramadan.

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