Maldives, an Island country in the vicinity of Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea in Laccadive Sea,
consists a double chain of twenty six atolls running north to south. Overall there are 1192 coral
islands grouped in double chain of 26 atolls spread over an area of about 90000 sq kms (3500 sq
miles). It is one of the world’s most dispersed island countries.. About 800000 tourists visit the
island every year. There are about 31 procted areas in the country. Tourism is the largest industry
for this island nation. There are over 100 resorts located on different atolls. Among others the
tourist attractions here include the natural beauty, the blue ocean, white sandy beaches, clean
air, pleasant temperatures and water sports. All this also makes it a world’s top honeymoon
destination. Male is the capity, the largest city and the major international airports beside another
one at the southern atoll named Addu.
Getting around: Boats, sea planes known as sea taxis and private yachts and tour arranged
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from December to April, mid and low seasons from May
Weather: Climatological Information Male, Maldives, source Maldives Department of
Meteorology. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO) for the 20-
year period 1981-2000.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Tour sites and attractions: Island sightseeing, diving, relaxing at the beaches, dolphin cruises,
snorkeling safaris, picnics, day charter boating dolphin cruises and more.
Tour packages: Air, hotel, tour packages by air, boats, transfers from airport to hotel and back,
local sightseeing and other combinations.
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