The best times to visit Male for ideal weather are

July 2nd to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Male Travel Info

Weather in Male

Temperature

Average temperatures in Male 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 30th 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 Male, 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 82°F (27.8°C) at night.

Male Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Male 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.

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Male Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Male 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)
Jan87.28379.4
Feb87.783.479.5
Mar88.684.680.4
Apr89.385.581.4
May88.78580.5
Jun88.384.880.7
Jul87.784.279.8
Aug87.483.879.5
Sep87.383.879.6
Oct87.583.779.1
Nov87.183.379
Dec86.98378.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.728.326.3
Feb30.928.626.4
Mar31.429.226.9
Apr31.829.727.4
May31.529.426.9
Jun31.329.327.1
Jul30.92926.6
Aug30.828.826.4
Sep30.728.826.4
Oct30.828.726.2
Nov30.628.526.1
Dec30.528.325.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Male are February, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Male? 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 Male.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Male (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)
Jan2%00.2
Feb2%00.3
Mar4%00.6
Apr5%01
May13%01.6
Jun8%01
Jul7%01.1
Aug11%01.9
Sep9%01
Oct13%01.5
Nov5%00.9
Dec9%01.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.5
Feb200.8
Mar401.5
Apr502.5
May1304.1
Jun802.5
Jul702.8
Aug1104.8
Sep902.5
Oct1303.8
Nov502.3
Dec903

 

Humidity and Wind

Male has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (69.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (75%).

Wind in Male is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by May and June. January’s average wind speed of around 10.6 knots (12.2 MPH or 19.7 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 late January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan10.6Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Feb8.7Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
Mar6.6Light breeze10Significant breeze
Apr6.5Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
May10.3Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
Jun9.7Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Jul8.9Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Aug8.8Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Sep8.9Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Oct8.6Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Nov7.3Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Dec8.3Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan70.8%
Feb70%
Mar69.8%
Apr70.9%
May74.6%
Jun73.9%
Jul73.1%
Aug73.8%
Sep74.3%
Oct73.3%
Nov73%
Dec75%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Male?

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 Male, 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 Male 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 slightly 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 Male Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Male, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Male to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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