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Dubai vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 114 km or 71 mi.
  • To reach Dubai in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 37.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dubai bearing 37.4° or NE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) less in Dubai. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4.9 mm (0.2 in) more which is equivalent to 4.9 l/m² (0.12 US gal/ft²) or 49,000 l/ha (5,238 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Dubai than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dubai relative to Abu Dhabi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abu Dhabi vs Dubai.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) -6 (0) -2 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -2 +1 -1 +1 +1 +0 -1 -1 -3 -5 -4   -1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) -0.1 (0) +0.5 (+1) -0.2 (0) -0.1 (0) +0.4 (+1) +0 (+0) -0.3 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1 (-2) -0.2 (0) -0.2 (0)

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