torically, local tribes used to spend winter by the sea and summer in the desert. The UAE’s founding father, HH Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan, was born in the inland Abu Dhabi oasis town of Al Ain, with cover from mountains and natural flora.
Business in the heat is different, it is slower, but it still goes on. You’ll find many expats choose to take their main vacations during the summer months. School holidays and the recent timings of Ramadan (which moves forward by approximately ten days each year) generally mean less meetings take place at that time of year.
During summer it takes less time to get to work; less time to find a parking space. It’s a bit more uncomfortable to get around, but government services continue as usual. You’ll find it hard to adjust to the UAE if you arrive for business, for the first time, in the summer. But, if you start working on your expansion plans during June and July, come in August, and by September you’ll be ready to hit the UAE during its peak time.