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Best time to visit the Maldives

The best time to visit Maldives is between December and April. The high season from December to February offers the best weather with low humidity, while the shoulder season runs from March to April.

The rest of the year offers lower prices at resorts, and while the weather is warm, storms are much more likely to occur at this time.

Climate charts for cities and places within Maldives

The below climate charts have been compiled by Weather2Travel.com. For an explanation to the various measurements, please read our climate notes.

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  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3188 3290 3188 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2577 2679 2679 2679 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577
Sunshine hours 8 10 9 8 8 7 7 7 7 8 6 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 904 683 813 1295 2118 1837 1616 1837 2138 2299 1928 1988
Rainy Days 5 5 7 10 15 14 13 14 15 16 14 13
Humidity H H VH VH VH VH H H H H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2984 3086 3086 2984 2984 2882 2882 2882 2882 2882