• Dubai Climate, Dubai Desert Animals

  • Dubai's Climate, Landscape, and Wildlife
  • Dubai's Blue Skies and Desert Sun

  • The Emirate of Dubai exists in an arid, subtropical climate and features blue skies and sunshine the year round. The very hottest months are from June to September with highs reaching 113F (45C) with very high humidity levels. The Persian Gulf summer temperatures even reach 104F (40C) in the deep summer and Dubai's resort swimming pools are cooled to make them more refreshing. Temperatures are only slightly lower the rest of the year with the coolest time between December and March. Very little rain falls in Dubai and then only in the coolest months.

  • The Vast Arabian Desert and Rocky Mountain Peaks

  • Dubai is located on the Northeast coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is bordered on the west by the Persian Gulf. Dubai lies within the vast Arabian Desert. The sand is made of mostly crushed shell and oral is and very fine, clean, and white in the northern part of Dubai. Gravel deserts dominate the southern region of the country and the Al Hajar Mountains loom in the West. Many gorges and waterholes dot the landscape at the base of the mountains. Further south, a vast sea of sand dunes covers much of the Dubai terrain.

    Many Dubai tour companies provide both day and overnight Desert Safaris for tourists. Guests crash through the desert in off-road vehicles and experience the adrenaline-pumping Arabian past time of Dune Bashing. After, enjoy an authentic Dubai camel ride and then feast while relaxing in a traditional Bedouin tent. Visitors can have henna tattoos painted and where authentic Bedouin garments to complete the desert dweller illusion.

  • Dubai's Unique Desert Plant and Animal Life

  • The Dubai desert is home to a sea of wild grasses and occasional date palms. Lovely desert hyacinths grow east of Dubai City while Acacia and Ghaf trees inhabit the flat plains near the Western Al Hajar Mountains. Animal life is scarce but worth the search to discover stripsed hyenas, falcons, desert foxes. The Arabian oryx is an antelope of the Dubai desert and caracal, also known as the Persian lynx, also calls this home. The Arabian Mountain Gazelle inhabits the gravel plains near the mountains. The spiny-tailed lizard or "dhub" is a common reptile of the Dubai desert region. Dubai lies on the migration path between Europe, Asia, and Africa and more than 320 bird species pass the emirate's desert skies in spring in autumn.

  • Dubai's Map and Geographic Information

  • For a great map of Dubai and additional information about this fine and fast growing location you can visit this great website we came across called World Atlas. World atlas contains maps and location information for just about every country in the world and with thousands of maps and atlas information this is a great educational resource for gathering interesting geographic information. Just another useful resource from the team at Dubai Vacation Trips.

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