The Maldives is blessed with a wonderful sunny climate during the greater part of the year. For the extent of the drier season the visitor will be able to experience eight to nine sunshine hours each day. Avid sunbathers will find the Maldivian climate to be delightful, with temperatures averaging about 30 C.
Rainfall is experienced during the southwest monsoon which occurs from June to August. Forceful weather conditions seldom occur in the Maldives and are of very short duration.