Rafā‘ weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Rafā‘

The best time to visit in Rafā‘ in United Arab Emirates is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Rafā‘ is 36°C in June and the lowest is 23°C in January.

Rafā‘ has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Rafā‘ or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Rafā‘ by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 24 26 30 35 36 36 35 34 32 28 24
Precipitation (mm) 4 8 14 7 0 0 0 2 0 19 7 4

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14 day weather forecast Rafā‘

The weather for in Rafā‘ will be 36° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
24°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
31° 0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 7
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
31° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 7
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
31° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
21°
31° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
31° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
31° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
31° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
31° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Climate Rafā‘

Rafā‘ has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Rafā‘ is 30° degrees and there is about 65 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 335 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Rafā‘

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 24 26 30 35 36 36 35 34 32 28 24
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 22 26 30 31 32 31 30 28 24 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 8 14 7 0 0 0 2 0 19 7 4
Days with rain 3 3 4 5 1 - 1 - 1 2 3 3
Dry days 28 25 27 25 30 30 30 31 29 29 27 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 6 6

Rafā‘ weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Rafā‘?

Rafā‘ is located in United Arab Emirates. It lies in a straight line at 11,059 km from New York.

The coordinates of Rafā‘ are:

  • Latitude: 25.347006
  • Longitude: 56.350141

The GPS coordinates are 25° 20' N, 56° 21' E

How long is the flight to Rafā‘?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Rafā‘ is approximately 16 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Rafā‘?

These are the airports closests to Rafā‘:

  • Sharjah International Airport (84 km) – Sharjah
  • Khasab Air Base (92 km) – Khaşab
  • Dubai International Airport (100 km) – Dubai

How big is Rafā‘?

The area of Rafā‘ is around 611 km².

What is the currency of Rafā‘?

In Rafā‘ the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 United Arab Emirates dirham = 3.67 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.27 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 10 United Arab Emirates dirham = 36.73 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 2.72 United Arab Emirates dirham
  • 100 United Arab Emirates dirham = 367.32 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 27.22 United Arab Emirates dirham

What is the area code of Rafā‘?

The area code to call Rafā‘ is +971.