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Best time to visit Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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The best time to visit Ras Al Khaimah is March

Ras Al Khaimah is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, March is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 41℃ (106℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 15℃ (59℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ras Al Khaimah, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Ras Al Khaimah usually falls during the months surrounding January each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Ras Al Khaimah, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Ras Al Khaimah seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Ras Al Khaimah as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Ras Al Khaimah is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Ras Al Khaimah

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Ras Al Khaimah for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Ras Al Khaimah climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Ras Al Khaimah for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Ras Al Khaimah in January

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Ras Al Khaimah in February

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Ras Al Khaimah in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Ras Al Khaimah in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Ras Al Khaimah in May

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Ras Al Khaimah in June

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (94℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Ras Al Khaimah in July

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Ras Al Khaimah in August

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Ras Al Khaimah in September

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.

Ras Al Khaimah in October

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Ras Al Khaimah in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Ras Al Khaimah in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ras Al Khaimah in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Ras Al Khaimah is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 40℃ (104℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ras Al Khaimah is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Ras Al Khaimah is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ras Al Khaimah, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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