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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

UAE weather: It's about to get chilly

Temperatures will be as low as 4°C in the mountains this weekend.

Pedestrians in their jackets cross the overpass along Al Maktoum Road, Deira. Victor Besa / The National.
Pedestrians in their jackets cross the overpass along Al Maktoum Road, Deira. Victor Besa / The National.

Keep a jumper at hand this weekend, as temperatures could reach lows in the single digits tonight. On the coast, the barometre will fall to 9°C, and 7°C in the interior. If you are camping in the mountains, consider packing a toque and mittens for temperatures could get as low 4°C.

In the daytime, temperatures could reach highs of 24°C in the interior and 19°C on the coast.

Winds will be light to moderate, hitting up to 34kph on the coast.

The fair weather will continue over the weekend with seas becoming a bit rough by the evening in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.

Early commuters should be mindful of morning fog in the interior and on the coast.