The Indian Ocean plays a big part in dictating the vacation weather for Maldives; the sea breeze keeps the air in motion, mitigating the heat and keeping the humidity relatively high. In addition, the ocean acts as a heat buffer, absorbing, trapping and gently releasing the heat.
Whereas the rainy season can be very temperamental, the dry season delivers the most popular weather conditions in the Maldives, for scuba diving vacations Maldives, romantic honeymoon vacations, liveaboard cruises and much, much more!
The temperature for your vacation in Maldives ranges between a blissful 24°C and 33°C, with the annual rainfall averaging about 2540 mm in the North and 3810 mm in the South.
The water temperature ranges between 22°C and 28°C on average, a fact that makes Maldives vacation destinations so appealing for scuba divers and underwater enthusiasts. Humidity averages at around 80% throughout the year, which completes the refreshing climate conditions for your ideal Maldives vacations package.
To see the current weather in maldives, or a detailed breakdown of weather statistics for maldives by month, check out our maldives weather page!