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Best time to visit Male, Maldives

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The best time to visit Male is November

When’s the best time to visit Male, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Male is November.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 30℃ (86℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Male is around 25℃ (78℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Male, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around June. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Male in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Male below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

June

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Male seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Male as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Male is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Male

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Male for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Male climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Male for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
AUG
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Male in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in February

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Male in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 164mm (6") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 180mm (7") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Male in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 175mm (7") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Male in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Male is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Male is generally around March. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in March first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Male is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Male, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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