Maldives
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Maldives

To go to the Maldives, the best time to visit is January through April and June through September. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In the Maldives, March is the warmest month with 29°C and the most cold month is 28°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in the Maldives, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Maldives 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

Weather data from: Male




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Maldives weather

The weather for Maldives over the next 14 days will be 28° with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature will be 29°C.

The weather forecast for Maldives is based on the weather in Male.

5-day weather forecast Maldives

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Monday
26 september
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28°C
27°C
29°C
18.8 mm
7 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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28°C
27°C
29°C
12.2 mm
8 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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28°C
27°C
29°C
4.4 mm
8 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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28°C
27°C
29°C
18.6 mm
7 m/s
Friday
30 september
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28°C
27°C
29°C
10.6 mm
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Maldives


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

Weather data from: 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 5,385 km from Philippines (Manila → Male).

How long is the flight to Maldives?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Maldives is approximately 7 h. 30 min.

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What are the largest airports in Maldives?

These are the largest airports in Maldives:

  • Malé International Airport (MLE) in Male
  • Gan International Airport (GAN) in Gan
  • Hanimaadhoo Airport (HAQ)
  • Kadhdhoo Airport (KDO)
  • Kaadedhdhoo Airport (KDM)
  • Villa Airport (VAM)

How many inhabitants does Maldives have?

Maldives has 344,023 inhabitants.

How big is Maldives?

The surface area of Maldives is 300 km². It is 1000x smaller than Philippines.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 26 September 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.32 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 1 Maldivian rufiyaa = 3.14 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 31.86 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 100 Maldivian rufiyaa = 313.62 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Maldives?

The area code to call Maldives is +960.