The best times to visit North Male Atoll 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 North Male Atoll Travel Info

Weather in North Male Atoll


Average temperatures in North Male 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 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 North Male 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 82°F (27.8°C) at night.

North Male Atoll Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


North Male Atoll Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

North Male Atoll Perceived Temperature (F)


North Male Atoll Perceived Temperature (C)



Average North Male 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.2 83 79.4
Feb 87.7 83.4 79.5
Mar 88.6 84.6 80.4
Apr 89.3 85.5 81.4
May 88.7 85 80.5
Jun 88.3 84.8 80.7
Jul 87.7 84.2 79.8
Aug 87.4 83.8 79.5
Sep 87.3 83.8 79.6
Oct 87.5 83.7 79.1
Nov 87.1 83.3 79
Dec 86.9 83 78.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.7 28.3 26.3
Feb 30.9 28.6 26.4
Mar 31.4 29.2 26.9
Apr 31.8 29.7 27.4
May 31.5 29.4 26.9
Jun 31.3 29.3 27.1
Jul 30.9 29 26.6
Aug 30.8 28.8 26.4
Sep 30.7 28.8 26.4
Oct 30.8 28.7 26.2
Nov 30.6 28.5 26.1
Dec 30.5 28.3 25.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in North Male Atoll 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 North Male 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 North Male Atoll.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.2
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 4% 0 0.6
Apr 5% 0 1
May 13% 0 1.6
Jun 8% 0 1
Jul 7% 0 1.1
Aug 11% 0 1.9
Sep 9% 0 1
Oct 13% 0 1.5
Nov 5% 0 0.9
Dec 9% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 4 0 1.5
Apr 5 0 2.5
May 13 0 4.1
Jun 8 0 2.5
Jul 7 0 2.8
Aug 11 0 4.8
Sep 9 0 2.5
Oct 13 0 3.8
Nov 5 0 2.3
Dec 9 0 3


Humidity and Wind

North Male Atoll 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 North Male Atoll 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 North Male Atoll.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 10.6 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Jun 9.7 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jul 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Aug 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Oct 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Dec 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.8%
Feb 70%
Mar 69.8%
Apr 70.9%
May 74.6%
Jun 73.9%
Jul 73.1%
Aug 73.8%
Sep 74.3%
Oct 73.3%
Nov 73%
Dec 75%


Is it Safe to Travel to North Male 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 North Male 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 North Male 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

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 North Male Atoll 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 North Male Atoll, 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 North Male Atoll 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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