October falls at the end of the wet monsoon season in the Maldives, and is typically wet and windy.
It is not an ideal time to visit – unless of course you wish to take advantage of the off-season hotel rates.
October sees the most rainfall in the Maldives, and torrential rain can last for days at a time combined with gale force winds and the high 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)||8 hours per day|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||12||12 hours per day|
|Comfort Level||High heat & 82% humidity|
|Days with some Rain||15 days|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||222mm|
|Sea Temp (°C)||28°C (82°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 October: 4 March, 2020
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