Male Holiday Weather Overview
Male, the island capital of the Republic of Maldives, is a wonderful tourist destination and a paradise for adventures and sports lovers. In Male you can have waterskiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, water surfing, snorkelling and sailing. You can also enjoy beach volleyball and basketball in the island.
Top things to do and see in Male
The main attractions in Male include the Friday Mosque, Sultan Park, National Museum and Independence Square. The Friday Mosque, built in the 17th century, was the main mosque for almost four centuries in Male, until the Islamic Centre and Grand Friday Mosque took over the function in 1984. It is a masterpiece of coral curving and traditional workmanship and is considered as the world’s best exhibition of coral curving.
The national museum is located inside a public park called Sultan’s Park. It exhibits the sultans’ belongings, Thor Heyerdahl’s, archaeological discoveries and stone carvings the Pre-lslamic and Islamic eras of Maldivian history and so on.
Nightlife in the Male is popular and exciting. Here tourists will not find a number of bars, pubs and discos. Many of the hotels and resorts in Male have discos, where a tourist can dance the night away. In fact, it is the ideal place for shopping and finding the best souvenir to take back home.
Best month to visit Male
The dry season is considered as the best time to visit Male. During this time, the weather remains ideal for simply lazing on the beach, or diving in and around the hot spots in the Maldives. Many people prefer to visit male during the months of December to April.
Climate in Male
Male weather is tropical that is hot, humid and dry. It enjoys pleasant temperatures all year round that feature two main weather conditions, the dry and rainy season. The dry season is between end of October until end of March and the rainy season is between end of April and end of October. The temperatures during the dry season range from 25°C to 29°C. March and April are the hottest months in Male when temperatures can reach up to 32°C. The rainy season has also plenty of sunny days and the temperatures remain reasonably high, rarely dropping below 25°C.
What to wear and pack in Male?
Tourists should become careful enough about their dresses if visiting Male. Men should wear at least T-shirts and shorts below the knee, while women should keep shoulders and legs covered. As it is a Muslim country, Nudism and topless sun-bathing are clearly prohibited in Male.
Best months to visit Male?
January and February are the best month to go for holiday or travel to Male. The weather averages gathered from Male weather forecast and Male weather history also forecast these months temperature to be around 28°c and average of 162.8667 hours of sunshine in a month.
Coldest months of Male?
January and December are the coldest months with temperature at around 27°c.
Which months receive most rainfall in Male?
May and November receive most rainfall with precipitation count of 286.78mm.
Travelling to Male? Check out our Weather averages of Male to better plan your holiday or travel.
If you would just like to know what the weather was for a past dates for research or education or you are just curious then visit our historical weather of Male section.