Autumn will begin on September 22, 2020 in the UAE.
The onset of winter is on the way as the mercury plummeted to 17.5°C in the Damtha region of the UAE, the lowest so far on Monday.
According to a tweet by the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), Damtha, near Al Ain, recorded the lowest temperature at 5:45 am Monday, September 21, which will officially be the last day of summer.
#The_lowest_temperature recorded over the country today morning was 17.5 °C in Damtha at 05:45 AM.
– ?????? ?????? ??????? (@NCMS_media) September 21, 2020
According to Sharjah News official Twitter account, Ibrahim Al Jarwan, a member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, said on Sunday that autumn will begin on September 22, 2020, at 5:31 pm in the UAE.
Al Jarwan explained that the sun will be directly over the equator, and will start moving towards the southern hemisphere. Day and night will be of equal length that day, following which days will get shorter and nights longer.
The day and night will then be of equal length again on March 20, 2021.
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