Climate in the
The climate is influenced by the monsoon
winds blowing across the Indian Ocean.
The monsoon type brings two major climatic
variations to the Maldives. The South-west
monsoon extends from May to October and
brings more rain accompanied by wind.
The North-east monsoon extends from November
to April and is drier and brings less
Being an equatorial country, the Maldives
has abundant sunshine and an average temperature
of 28 degrees Celsius. Convection air
currents bring huge downpours occasionally.
The relative humidity ranges from 73%
Maldives has a tropical
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