What’s the weather like in Maldives in December?
December is a great time to visit the Maldives if you are looking for warm and sunny weather. It is the beginning of the dry season in this tropical paradise, with low chances of rainfall and plenty of sunshine. The temperature remains pleasantly warm, making it ideal for beach activities and water sports.
Average daily temperatures
The average daily temperature in Maldives in December is around 28°C (82°F). The temperature often reaches highs of 31°C (88°F) during the day, while the evenings experience slightly cooler temperatures around 24°C (75°F). The sea temperature remains warm and inviting, averaging around 29°C (84°F), perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving.
Sunshine and rainfall
December is characterized by long hours of sunshine in the Maldives, with an average of 8 to 9 hours of sunlight per day. This provides ample time to enjoy outdoor activities and soak up the beautiful tropical scenery.
Rainfall during December is relatively low, with an average of 100mm spread over 8 days. However, occasional tropical showers may occur, but they are usually short-lived and followed by clear skies. It is always a good idea to pack a light rain jacket or an umbrella just in case.