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, May is the warmest month with 85°F and the most cold month is 82°F 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 (°F) 82 82 83 84 85 84 83 83 83 83 83 82
Precipitation (inch) 14 14 15 18 53 16 20 32 26 53 52 49

Weather data from: Male







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Climate Maldives

Climate Maldives by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 82 82 83 84 85 84 83 83 83 83 83 82
Night temp. (°F) 81 81 82 83 84 83 82 82 82 82 82 81
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 14 14 15 18 53 16 20 32 26 53 52 49
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.

Maldives weather

The weather for Maldives over the next 14 days will be 81°F till 82° with several days chance of light rain showers.

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

5-day weather forecast Maldives

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Friday
27 january
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81°F
79°F
1.3 in
6 m/s
Saturday
28 january
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81°F
79°F
1.1 in
6 m/s
Sunday
29 january
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81°F
81°F
0.3 in
6 m/s
Monday
30 january
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81°F
81°F
0.1 in
5 m/s
Tuesday
31 january
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82°F
81°F
0.0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Maldives





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Maldives?

Maldives lies in a straight line about 8,765 miles from United States (New York → Male).

How long is the flight to Maldives?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Maldives is approximately 19 h. 40 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 186 mi². It is 1307x smaller than United States.

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 27 January 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 15.39 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 1 Maldivian rufiyaa = 0.065 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,538.55 Maldivian rufiyaa
  • 100 Maldivian rufiyaa = 6.49 US dollar

What is the area code of Maldives?

The area code to call Maldives is +960.