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Usual weather in Maldives

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Maldives? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Maldives

The climate of Maldives is tropical, weather is usually hot and humid. There is dry northeast monsoon from November to March, and rainy southwest monsoon from June to August. You can expect strong winds and storms during the southwest monsoon.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Addu, Ari, Baa, Kaafu, Kuredu, Lhaviyani, Maafushi, Maamigili, Malé, Mathiveri, Rasdhoo, Thoddoo, Ukulhas.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is April, the average maximum temperature is 32.3 ℃ (90.14 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 26.8 ℃ (80.24 ℉). The coldest month here is October, the average maximum temperature is 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 26 ℃ (78.8 ℉). The most rainy month here is September, the average number of rainy days is 15.3. The least rainy month here is February, the average number of rainy days is 2.9.

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Maldives. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in January is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in January is 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26.3 ℃ (79.34 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.3 ℃ (86.54 ℉). At the end of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 6. The average rainfall is 114.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:52 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:54 and at the end of the month 11:56.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in February is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in February is 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26 ℃ (78.8 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉). At the end of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.3 ℃ (88.34 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 2.9. The average rainfall is 37.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:56 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:59 and at the end of the month 12:02.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in March is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in March is 32.2 ℃ (89.96 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 27.1 ℃ (80.78 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.3 ℃ (88.34 ℉). At the end of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.25 ℃ (90.05 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 4.9. The average rainfall is 74.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:02 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:05 and at the end of the month 12:09.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in April is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in April is 32.3 ℃ (90.14 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26.8 ℃ (80.24 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.25 ℃ (90.05 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.65 ℃ (88.97 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 9. The average rainfall is 123.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:09 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:12 and at the end of the month 12:15.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in May is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in May is 31 ℃ (87.8 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26.7 ℃ (80.06 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.65 ℃ (88.97 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 14.8. The average rainfall is 213.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:15 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:18 and at the end of the month 12:20.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in June is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in June is 30.9 ℃ (87.62 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.6 ℃ (78.08 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). At the end of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 13.1. The average rainfall is 170.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:20 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:21 and at the end of the month 12:21.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in July is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in July is 30.1 ℃ (86.18 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26.6 ℃ (79.88 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.45 ℃ (86.81 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 12.2. The average rainfall is 146.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:21 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:20 and at the end of the month 12:18.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in August is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in August is 30.8 ℃ (87.44 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26.3 ℃ (79.34 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.45 ℃ (86.81 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 12.8. The average rainfall is 173.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:18 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:15 and at the end of the month 12:12.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in September is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in September is 31.1 ℃ (87.98 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.6 ℃ (78.08 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.95 ℃ (87.71 ℉). At the end of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 15.3. The average rainfall is 197.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:12 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:09 and at the end of the month 12:05.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in October is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in October is 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 26 ℃ (78.8 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). At the end of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.95 ℃ (85.91 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 15.2. The average rainfall is 190.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:05 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:02 and at the end of the month 11:59.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in November is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in November is 30.2 ℃ (86.36 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.5 ℃ (77.9 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.95 ℃ (85.91 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.1 ℃ (86.18 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 12.7. The average rainfall is 229.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:59 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:56 and at the end of the month 11:54.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Maldives in December is this: The average highest temperature in Maldives in December is 30 ℃ (86 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.7 ℃ (78.26 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.1 ℃ (86.18 ℉). At the end of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.3 ℃ (86.54 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 12.1. The average rainfall is 222.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:54 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:52 and at the end of the month 11:52.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Maldives in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Maletemperature: - highest temperature: 30 ℃ (86 ℉)lowest temperature: 25.7 ℃ (78.26 ℉)rainfall: 222.2mmrainy days: 12.1
Gan Addu Atolltemperature: - highest temperature: 29.8 ℃ (85.64 ℉)lowest temperature: 24 ℃ (75.2 ℉)rainfall: 230.7mmrainy days: 14.9




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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