Weather, climate and best time to go to Maldives

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for the Maldives

Best time to go to Maldives

Best time to go to Maldives

The best time to go to the Maldives is from january until april, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and little rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Maldives is 33° in april and the lowest is 30° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Maldives or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for the Maldives
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 30° 87 mm
Feb 31° 59 mm
Mar 32° 81 mm
Apr 33° 96 mm
May 32° 303 mm
Jun 32° 141 mm
Jul 32° 168 mm
Aug 31° 262 mm
Sep 31° 213 mm
Oct 32° 229 mm
Nov 32° 252 mm
Dec 31° 255 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of the Maldives? Go to the full climate information about the Maldives

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to the Maldives indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for the Maldives.

Best warm months
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Climate Maldives

Climate Maldives

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for the Male in Maldives per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 30° 28° 87 mm 16 15 4 7
Feb 31° 28° 59 mm 12 16 3 7
Mar 32° 29° 81 mm 13 18 3 8
Apr 33° 30° 96 mm 17 13 3 7
May 32° 30° 303 mm 27 4 4 7
Jun 32° 30° 141 mm 24 6 4 7
Jul 32° 29° 168 mm 25 6 3 7
Aug 31° 29° 262 mm 27 4 3 7
Sep 31° 29° 213 mm 26 4 3 7
Oct 32° 29° 229 mm 24 7 3 7
Nov 32° 29° 252 mm 25 5 3 7
Dec 31° 29° 255 mm 23 8 3 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 30° in january in the Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 87 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in the Maldives.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 31° in february in the Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in the Maldives.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 32° in march in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in the Maldives.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 33° in april in the Maldives and at least around 30° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in the Maldives.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 32° in may in the Maldives and at least around 30° degrees. In may there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 303 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 32° in june in the Maldives and at least around 30° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 32° in july in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In july there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 168 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 31° in august in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 262 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 31° in september in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In september there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 213 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 32° in october in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In october there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 229 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 32° in november in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In november there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 252 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in the Maldives.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 31° in december in the Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In december there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 255 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in the Maldives.

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Weather statistics Maldives

Weather statistics Maldives

View all weather statistics from the Maldives per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between the Maldives and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Maldives

14 day weather forecast Maldives

The weather for the Male in Maldives will be around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 28° 28° 28° 28° 28° 28° 28°
Min (°C) 27° 28° 28° 27° 27° 28° 27°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 10% 15% 15% 15% 20% 35%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 0.6mm 0.3mm 0.9mm 0.2mm 1.7mm 3.4mm
UV-index
UV-index 8 6 7 5 4 5 4
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 28° 28° 28° 28° 28° 28° 28°
Min (°C) 27° 27° 28° 27° 28° 27° 28°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 10% 0% 15% 15% 15% 30%
Rainfall (mm) 0.9mm 0.8mm 0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 1.0mm 2.8mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 5 4 1 2 1 1
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About the Maldives

About the Maldives

The Maldives is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Male. It is only 300 km² with 644 km of coastline and has a population of 344.023. In terms of area, the country is 102x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call the Maldives you have to use +960 or 00960 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9605012457809 or 009605012457809.


The Maldives is in a straight line at 8.516 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 50 min.

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Time difference Maldives

Time difference Maldives

In the Maldives it is now 01:45 hour at night on wednesday 22 august 2018. That is 3 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of the Maldives is Indian/Maldives and the Greenwich time is UTC+05.

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Vaccinations Maldives

Vaccinations Maldives

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in the Maldives.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
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Currency Maldives

Currency Maldives

In the Maldives the Maldivische rufiyaa is used to pay.

Exchange rate Maldivische rufiyaa op
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21 2018

1 Maldivische rufiyaa = € 0,06 euro
100 Maldivische rufiyaa = € 5,66 euro

1 euro = 17,67 Maldivische rufiyaa
100 euro = 1.767,18 Maldivische rufiyaa

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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