Dubai is the most populous city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), and the second largest emirate by territorial size after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature.
Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountains, Dubai Museum, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Burj al-Arab, Ski Dubai.
Dubai has a hot desert climate. Summers in Dubai are extremely hot, windy, and humid, with an average high around 41 °C ( 106 °F ) and overnight lows around 30 °C ( 86 °F ) in the hottest month, August. Most days are sunny throughout the year. Winters are warm with an average high of 24 °C ( 75 °F ) and overnight lows of 14 °C ( 57 °F ) in January, the coldest month.
November to March Dubai winters are from November to April and this is the best time to visit Dubai. The best time to visit Dubai is during the winter months, from November to April. January and February see heavy tourist traffic because of the Dubai Shopping Festival, which makes the city come alive.