Being wet and windy, August is not a good time of year to visit the Maldives.
August falls during the warm, wet season. Temperatures continue to drop, humidity is 80%, the sun is seen much less and it can rain for days on end, with strong winds and an increased risk of thunderstorms.
|Ave Temp (°C)||28°C (82°F)|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||30°C (86°F)|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||25°C (77°F)|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||7 hours per day|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||13||13 hours per day|
|Comfort Level||High heat & 80% humidity|
|Days with some Rain||13 days|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||188mm|
|Sea Temp (°C)||29°C (84°F)|
The best time to visit the Maldives is from January to March when it’s mainly sunny and dry with daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F).
The Maldives has a hot tropical climate with cooling daytime sea breezes. Daytime temperatures average 30°C (86°F) year-round with a low of 25°C (77°F).
|› January||› February||› March||› April|
|› May||› June||› July||› August|
|› September||› October||› November||› December|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Maldives Meteorological Service.
Latest update: Maldives weather in August: 4 March, 2020
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