When to visit the Maldives?
|Month||Water temperature||Air temperature (day / night)|
|January||+28 С||+29, +26 С|
|February||+28 С||+29, +26 С|
|March||+29 C||+30, +26 C|
|April||+30 С||+30, +26 C|
|May||+30 С||+30, +25 С|
|June||+29 C||+30, +27 С|
|July||+29 C||+30, +25 С|
|August||+29 C||+29, +25 С|
|September||+29 C||+29, +25 С|
|October||+28 С||+29, +25 С|
|November||+29 C||+29, +25 С|
|December||+28 С||+29, +25 С|
Maldives in winter
In the Maldives in December is hot, precipitation is possible in the first half of the month. During the day, the average air temperature is kept at + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 25 ° C, and water in the sea is + 28 ° C. The number of cloudy days is 13, but most of them are at the beginning of the month. On some islands in December it is completely dry.
Weather in January - the standard of the winter monsoon. Maldives greeted tourists with the warmth of the sun andvery pleasant, warm sea, warmed up to + 28 ° C. The average daytime air temperature is + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 26 ° C. Humidity continues to remain high, but the number of rainy days does not exceed 3-4.
By the number of hours per day when the sun is shining (12 hours) and the amount of precipitation (5 days), the weather in February in the Maldives is the best. Thunderstorms happen extremely rarely, humidity begins to decrease. The average air temperature is + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 26 ... 28 ° C, and water in the sea is + 28 ° C.
Maldives in spring
In March, the weather in the Maldives ceases to be comfortable. The average daytime air temperature is + 30 ... 32 ° C, at night - + 26 ... 29 ° C, and water in the sea is + 29 ° C. When planning a vacation in March, you need to stock up on a lot of sunscreen - ultraviolet radiation activity this month is veryis high. At the end of March, cloudiness rises slightly and precipitation increases.
April is very sultry, but it still makes water sports fans fly here. For such a pastime, the beginning and middle of April are perfect. The price of trips in April is significantly reduced.The average air temperature in the daytime is + 30 ... 32 ° C, at night - + 26 ... 29 ° C. The sea warms up to + 30 ° C. Toward the end of the month we can expect an increase in precipitation.
In May, the rainy season takes effect. The weather forecast, in the hope of getting for a dry period, can be not studied, the minimum frequency of precipitation is once every two days. The average daytime air temperature is + 30 ... 32 ° C, at night - + 25 ... 29 ° C, and water in the sea is + 30 ° C.
Maldives in summer
In June, the Maldives is even cooler than in winter. The average air temperature during the day is + 30 ° C, at night - + 27 ° C. The water in the sea is also getting a little cooler - + 29 ° C. Half a month - cloudy days. Precipitations are usually of moderate intensity, but thunderstorms also occur frequently.
In July it is hot, in the afternoon - + 30 ... 32 ° C, at night it becomes a little cooler - + 25 ... 27 ° C. Sea water is warm - + 29 ° C. Such a weather forecast would be good if it were not for the high humidity. The rains are weak, but they go often and drag on for a long time. Chance of rain and thunderstorms. On days when it does not drip from the sky, cloudiness is preserved. Tourists who, tempted by low prices, decided to fly halfway around the world to the resort, are greeted by windy and wet weather.Although, the rainy season may have some appeal if you choose large resort centers.
Maldives in autumn
In September, the weather forecast on the islands is also not comforting. Maldives greeted tourists with heat. In the afternoon - + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 25 ... 28 ° C. The water temperature is still pleasant - + 29 ° C. But all other conditions are not favorable for tourism. It rains often and drags on for a long time, the humidity is high, ultraviolet radiation is very strong. If you decide to go on vacation in September - stock up on sunscreen, such conditions are extremely dangerous for the skin of Europeans.
October in the Maldives is the rainiest month of the year. The number of days with precipitation exceeds 15. In October, it will not be possible to wait in a hotel for a shower and go to the beach, sunbathe in the sun.This month the rains charge for a long time and drizzle for several days. But even this does not save from the heat. The average air temperature during the daytime remains high - + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 25 ... 28 ° C, and water in the sea - + 28 ° C.
The weather in November is beginning to change. The rainy season is coming to an end, the dry monsoon season is starting. Thunderstorms go only a little less and become shorter. But the humidity drops. Is it worth it, seeing how much a voucher costs, to pack your bags and fly to the Maldives? First, study the weather forecast. Experienced travelers consider November the worst month for a holiday on the islands. If it doesn't rain, the clouds are high. But there are clear days too. The average air temperature in the daytime is + 29 ... 31 ° C, at night - + 25 ... 28 ° C, and water in the sea is + 29 ° C.
How long does it take to fly to the Maldives?
When planning a trip to the Maldives, especially in winter, you should book tickets in advance. Airplanes from Moscow do not fly every day. How much to fly depends on whether you choose a direct flight or a transfer.
- Direct flights will take about 9 hours.
- The flight with a transfer to Doha will take 14 hours.
- With a transfer in Vienna to fly 19 hours.
- Getting with a transfer in Dubai and Colombo will have about 23 hours.
On holidays and during the beach season, some airlines add flights to the Maldives.