Maldives
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Maldives

The best time to visit Maldives is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Maldives is 29°C in March and the lowest is 28°C in January.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Maldives 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 Maldives weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 36 36 37 45 135 40 52 81 65 135 131 125

Climate data from city: Male




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Maldives weather

The Maldives weather for will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day. The water temperature is 29°C.

The Maldives weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Male.

Maldives 14 day weather forecast

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Climate Maldives

The average annual temperature for Maldives is 28° degrees and there is about 916 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 134 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

Maldives

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 28
Night temp. (°C) 27 27 28 29 29 28 28 28 28 28 28 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 36 36 37 45 135 40 52 81 65 135 131 125
Days with rain 11 10 11 14 23 15 17 19 19 19 22 20
Dry days 20 18 20 16 8 15 14 12 11 12 8 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 10 11 11 9 9 10 8 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7

Climate data from city: Male

Maldives weather by month

What is the average Maldives weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Maldives?

Maldives lies in a straight line about 7,059 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Male).

How long is the flight to Maldives?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Maldives is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Maldives?

These are the largest airports in Maldives:

  • Malé International Airport – Male
  • Gan International Airport – Gan

How many inhabitants are there in Maldives?

Maldives has approximately 344,023 inhabitants.

How big is Maldives?

The area of Maldives is around 300 km². It is 4070x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Maldives?

The capital of Maldives is Male.

What is the currency of Maldives?

In Maldives the Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 1.00 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 1 Maldivian rufiyaa = 1.00 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 99.76 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 100 Maldivian rufiyaa = 100.20 South African rand

What is the area code of Maldives?

The area code to call Maldives is +960.