The line of the Tropic of Cancer crosses through the UAE, causing the weather of Dubai to be warm and sunny. In winter it has an average daytime temperature of 25°C, and 5C in deserts or mountains, but at night it becomes relatively cool. Whereas in summer, it becomes very hot and humid with temperatures reaching mid 40’s.
Dubai’s population stands at an estimation of 1.5 million, with three quarters of the population being male. The expatriate population comprises of mostly Indians supplying the city with cheap labour as well as filling professional positions; other nationalities are from various Arabic countries. Furthermore, because of the high demand in workers primarily in the tourism sector, many people from the Philippines, China, Indonesia and Malaysia have become residents in the city.
Dubai currency is known as Arab Emirate Dirham in the global market and is denoted by AED. Locally the Dubai currency is denoted by 'Dh' and called Dirham.
Culture in Dubai is rooted in Islamic traditions that form UAE National lifestyles. It is highly important when tourists visit Dubai to respect and behave appropriately, as the minority groups of Emiratis are very protective to their culture and traditions.