Weather and Climate

The Maldives has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year round and a great deal of sunshine. The warm tropical climate results in relatively minor variations in daily temperature throughout the year.

The weather is determined largely by the monsoons; the southwest monsoon from May to November and the northeast monsoon from December to April.

The Maldives is in the equatorial belt and therefore severe storms are rare.

Annual Rainfall: 1796.3 mm

Average Daily Sunshine: 8 hrs

Maximum Temperature : 31.1°c

Minimum Temperature : 25.5°c

Average Humidity: 79%