The best times to visit Addu Atoll for ideal weather are

July 16th to September 30th

or

July 30th to September 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Addu Atoll Travel Info

Weather in Addu Atoll

Temperature

Average temperatures in Addu Atoll vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Addu Atoll, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.9°F (26.1°C) at night.

Addu Atoll Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Addu Atoll Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Addu Atoll Perceived Temperature (F)

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Addu Atoll Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Addu Atoll Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan87.782.978.9
Feb88.183.378.8
Mar88.583.478.1
Apr8984.278.8
May88.583.778.7
Jun88.483.678.9
Jul87.882.877.6
Aug87.482.477.3
Sep87.382.477.3
Oct87.182.176.7
Nov87.382.377.2
Dec87.582.678

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.928.326.1
Feb31.228.526
Mar31.428.625.6
Apr31.72926
May31.428.725.9
Jun31.328.726.1
Jul3128.225.3
Aug30.82825.2
Sep30.72825.2
Oct30.627.824.8
Nov30.727.925.1
Dec30.828.125.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Addu Atoll are February, April, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Addu Atoll? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Addu Atoll.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Addu Atoll (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan6%00.6
Feb3%00.2
Mar7%01.1
Apr4%02.4
May11%01.3
Jun7%00.5
Jul7%01.3
Aug6%00.8
Sep12%02.3
Oct15%01.5
Nov18%01.8
Dec16%01.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan601.5
Feb300.5
Mar702.8
Apr406.1
May1103.3
Jun701.3
Jul703.3
Aug602
Sep1205.8
Oct1503.8
Nov1804.6
Dec1603.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Addu Atoll has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (73.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (78.7%).

Wind in Addu Atoll is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by November and October. May’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Addu Atoll.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.6Light breeze6.6Light breeze
Feb4.2Light breeze6.3Light breeze
Mar4.1Light breeze7Light breeze
Apr6.3Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
May7.9Gentle breeze11.5Light breeze
Jun5.3Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Jul5.2Light breeze8Light breeze
Aug5.7Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze
Sep5.8Light breeze9.7Light breeze
Oct6.5Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Nov6.8Light breeze10.5Light breeze
Dec6.3Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan73.8%
Feb73.3%
Mar74.7%
Apr73.8%
May76.3%
Jun74.4%
Jul75%
Aug76.2%
Sep77.4%
Oct77.9%
Nov78.7%
Dec78.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Addu Atoll?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the Maldives; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 25, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Addu Atoll, the Maldives is February, followed by May and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Addu Atoll in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.9 in September means 55.9% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Addu Atoll Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 88°F (31.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Addu Atoll, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.8°F (31°C) and 86.7°F (30.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Addu Atoll to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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