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    Maldives climate


    Maldives climate

    Overview: Maldives

    The Maldives is a tropical paradise located in the Indian Ocean, known for its stunning white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and abundant marine life. It is a popular destination for honeymooners and beach lovers. To make the most of your trip, consider staying in an overwater villa, going snorkeling or diving, and trying the local cuisine.

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    Climate overview

    Maldives in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 30 °C (86 °F) in January to 32 °C (89 °F) in April. The driest month is February with just 5 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is September with 16 days of rain. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in April with 27 °C (81 °F), the lowest in December with 26 °C (78 °F). The highest sea temperatures in Maldives are in April with 30 °C (85 °F) and the lowest in January with 28 °C (82 °F).

    What is the best month to visit Maldives?

    The best time to visit Maldives is between January and December. In this period day temperatures range from 30 °C (86 °F) to 32 °C (89 °F), night temperatures from 26 °C (78 °F) to 27 °C (81 °F) and you can expect on average 12 days of rain per month and 0 of sunshine on average per day. The sea temperature at this time of the year is around 28 °C (82 °F) - 30 °C (85 °F).

    Is Maldives a year-round destination?

    Yes, Maldives is a year-round destination, the temperatures don't fall below 30 °C (86 °F) and the sea temperature below 28 °C (82 °F).

    What months is the dry season in Maldives?

    The time, when it's dry in Maldives is between January - March. In this period it is raining on average 6 days and approximately 64 mm (2.51 in) precipitation falls per month, which are values below average.

    What sea temperatures can I expect in Maldives?

    Maldives has sea temperatures in the range of 28 °C (82 °F) - 30 °C (85 °F) throughout the year.

    What temperatures can I expect in Maldives?

    Maldives enjoys daily temperatures in the range of 30 °C (86 °F) - 32 °C (89 °F) during the year.

    What are the night temperatures in Maldives?

    Night temperatures in Maldives range between 26 °C (78 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F) throughout the year.

    Is it windy in Maldives?

    Maldives is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The months with the strongest wind are June - August, weakest wind months are November - December.

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