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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Maldives. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.
All Maldives destinations
- Baa Atoll
- Baros Island
- Diva Island
- Gaafu Atoll
- Haa Alifu Atoll
- Huvadhu Atoll
- Huvafen Fushi
- Lhaviyani Atoll
- Lily Beach
- Meemu Atoll
- Meeru Island
- Noonu Atoll
- North Ari Atoll
- North Male Atoll
- North Nilandhoo Atoll
- Raa Atoll
- Seenu Atoll
- South Ari Atoll
- South Male Atoll
- South Nilandhoo Atoll
- Vaavu Atoll
- Veligandu Island
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The weather guide for Maldives (Male) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.
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The Maldives consists of over one thousand low lying islands clustered in the North Indian Ocean but only two hundred are inhabited.
What to pack for Maldives weather
Take very light clothes - temperatures and humidity are high throughout the year. Pack sturdy rainwear if travelling in monsoon season.
Which is the hottest month in the Maldives?
The hottest time of year in Male, Maldives is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.
Which month has the most rain in the Maldives?
In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Male, Maldives with 229mm on average. There are normally 16 days in October with some rain.
When is it sunniest in the Maldives?
The sunniest time of year in Male, Maldives is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 79% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.
When is the sea warmest in the Maldives?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Male, Maldives in April when the water temperature reaches 30°C.
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