Best time to visit, weather and climate Maldives

Best time to visit Maldives

The best time to visit the 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. The weather and climate of Maldives is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Maldives is an 8,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Maldives or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Maldives per month

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

Climate Maldives


Climate Maldives

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Night 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Precip 36
mm
36
mm
37
mm
45
mm
135
mm
40
mm
52
mm
81
mm
65
mm
135
mm
131
mm
125
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 10 11 11 9 9 10 8 8 7
Wind force
in 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 Maldives january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Maldives and at least around 27° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Maldives and at least around 27° degrees. In february there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives may

On average, it is maximum 29° in may in Maldives and at least around 29° degrees. In may there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 135 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives september

On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In september there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives october

On average, it is maximum 28° in october in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In october there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 135 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Maldives and at least around 28° degrees. In november there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 131 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in the Maldives.

Climate Maldives december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Maldives and at least around 27° degrees. In december there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 125 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in the Maldives.

14 day weather forecast Maldives

The weather for the Male in Maldives will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
26 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 1.5 mm 35% 4m/s 5
Su
27 Sep
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 1.4 mm 30% 3m/s 5
Mo
28 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 1.2 mm 30% 3m/s 12
Tu
29 Sep
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4
We
30 Sep
Lichte regen 28°C 27°C 30°C 5.6 mm 65% 3m/s 7
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 0.9 mm 25% 3m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Regen 28°C 27°C 30°C 11 mm 80% 3m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 28°C 27°C 30°C 7.8 mm 70% 5m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Regen 28°C 27°C 30°C 13 mm 80% 5m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 3.0 mm 50% 4m/s 4
Tu
6 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 0.5 mm 15% 3m/s 5
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 30°C 0.4 mm 10% 3m/s 10
Th
8 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 27°C 27°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Fr
9 Oct
Helder 27°C 27°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11

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Hotels and apartments in the Maldives

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Flight tickets to the Maldives

Maldives has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Malé International Airport
    Male
  • Gan International Airport
    Gan

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About the Maldives

The Maldives is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Male. The total surface is only 300 km² with 644 km of coastline and the population consists of 344.023 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 893x smaller than New Zealand. 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 11.207 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 14 hours5.

Currency Maldives

In the Maldives the Maldivian rufiyaa is used to pay.

Exchange rate Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) 26 september 2020

1 Maldivian rufiyaa = 0,10 New Zealand dollar
100 Maldivian rufiyaa = 9,93 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 10,07 Maldivian rufiyaa
100 New Zealand dollar = 1.007,19 Maldivian 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.

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:

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Time difference Maldives

In the Maldives it is now 12:16 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 26 september 2020. That is 7 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of the Maldives is Indian/Maldives and the Greenwich time is UTC+05.

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