Dubai in August - Climate, Top Places and Events in August

Even with temperatures towards the hotter side all year round, Dubai has never failed to attract tourists.  Though November to March is the ideal months to be visiting, there are lots to do and see even in Dubai in August with unbelievable discounts on shopping and events. 

Weather in Dubai in August

Average Daily Temperature in August in Dubai:  Between 31° Celsius to 41° Celsius.
Humidity: Very humid, 89%

Places to Visit & Things to Do in Dubai in August 

Famous places like the Burj Khalifa, Ferrari World, Dubai Frame, Dubai Seal Show are open throughout the year. Let's look out some of the August friendly things to do:

1. Indoor Fun 

Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates (Source)
All snow parks, art galleries, malls, aquariums are indoors and you can enjoy off-season perks as well. Everything is readily available in the air conditioning environment without you having to step out. 

Top Indoor Places:
  • Ski Dubai
  • The Dubai Mall
  • Ferrari World

2. Evening Desert Safari 

Safer to stay away from the sand in summers, but evenings are cooler and a beauty. Enjoy quad biking and a relaxing barber dinner in the desert. 

3. Shop, Shop, Shop

Dubai Mall (Source)

The annual Dubai Summer Surprises offer heavy discounts on all items across all stores mostly. Even hotels offer the best packages at this time and some deals are better than Black Friday sales too! Check the full list of places for Shopping in Dubai here

4. Watch Classic Movies

Daily screenings of the most famous movies the film industries have ever produced at Cinema Akil. They sometimes have a buy one ticket and get one free for evening shows. 

5. Dubai Food Tour

Take the famous food tour on wheels. Opt for the air-conditioned coach and you will be taken around old Dubai’s most famous spots all beautifully cooked and coloured with the love from Dubai. Don’t miss the falafels. 


6. Get Fit

With temperatures soaring, the best indoor gym is the 25000 square foot Dubai Sports World. All gym equipment along with all outdoor sports are offered in an air-conditioned environment. Could it get any better? 

7. Shop at the Raw and Ripe 

Make sure you visit the ripe market, running every Friday and Saturday 10 AM onwards. Shop for some organic items and tasty fruits and pickles. 

8. Bask in the Many Festivals in Dubai in August

Dubai Summer Surprises (Source)
  • Eid Al Adha - The biggest date in the Islamic calendar don’t miss the celebrations if you’re in Dubai in the third week of August in Dubai. Get together with friends and family to share food and taste the delicacies. The 3 to 4-day-long festival brings along loads of colourful fireworks, music and food.

  • Dubai Summer Surprises:  The city’s annual shopping festival, Dubai Summer Surprises brings along a surprise for all ages. Activities are organised for tourists and residents alike. You’re bound to find a deal on every item you lay your eyes on.

    Dates: 21st June - 3rd August (Tentative)

9. Attend Events at the Beautiful Coca Cola Arena

The coca-cola arena hosts regular concerts throughout the summer. Find the schedule closer to your arrival. 

What to Pack When Visiting Dubai in August

  • Carry breathable clothing. Jackets are not really required but you can keep one or two for the evenings for a cool desert stroll.
  • Lots of sunscreen for the day. 
  • Daily wear is preferably a t-shirt and shorts or jeans.
  • Always remember to check the dress code before visiting a place!
Plan your leaves from work right away and don’t forget to attend the festivities in Dubai in August. Book your trip today because the place has something for everyone!

This post was published by Holidify.com

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