The best times to visit Hanimaadhoo for ideal weather are
September 17th to March 11th
September 17th to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Hanimaadhoo Travel Guide
Other Hanimaadhoo Travel Info
Weather in Hanimaadhoo
Average temperatures in Hanimaadhoo 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 Hanimaadhoo, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early May where highs are regularly around 90.6°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.6°F (27°C) at night.
Hanimaadhoo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Hanimaadhoo Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Hanimaadhoo Perceived Temperature (F)
Hanimaadhoo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Hanimaadhoo 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hanimaadhoo are April, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.
When can you find snow in Hanimaadhoo? 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 Hanimaadhoo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hanimaadhoo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Hanimaadhoo has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (72% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78.5%).
Wind in Hanimaadhoo is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.3 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 to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 13.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hanimaadhoo.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.3||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.8||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||6.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||6.7||Light breeze|
|May||6.7||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||9.3||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.3||Gentle breeze||12.1||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||8||Gentle breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||7.3||Gentle breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.9||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.5||Light breeze||6.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Hanimaadhoo?
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 Hanimaadhoo, the Maldives is July, followed by March and September. 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 Hanimaadhoo in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Hanimaadhoo Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 88°F (31.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Hanimaadhoo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Hanimaadhoo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 87°F (30.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.