Travelling to a country in the offseason is fun in its way! Maldives in June is one such example. If you’re planning to visit the archipelago during this time or have already booked your tickets, here is everything you need to know about so that you know what to expect and plan better. Those white sand beaches and turquoise waters are waiting!
Weather at Maldives in June
Because of its tropical location, Maldives has warm weather all year round. The average temperature does not fluctuate much, but rainfall does. Generally speaking, the Monsoon season in Maldives peaks around June, though the weather of Maldives stays highly unpredictable throughout the year. Rains are more frequent this month, however, whether there will be a torrential downpour during your stay, or just light showers, and how many sunny hours you will get in-between depends on your luck! Apart from that, Maldives? June weather mostly stays hot, humid and windy.
Temperature: Temperature in this month ranges from 27 degrees Celsius to 30 degree Celsius.
Humidity: Humidity stays high throughout the month with an average of 77%.
Sea Temperature: Average sea temperature in June stays around 29 degree Celsius.
Rainfall: Over 14 days of rain and a total of 172 mm precipitation is expected in June.
Sunshine Hours: On average, Maldives experiences 7 hours of daily sunshine in this month.
Is it a Good Time to Travel in June?
Weather-wise, June is not the best month to travel to the Maldives. However, the tourist count and the hotel prices are at their lowest around this time, and a lot of people choose to take advantage of the low season. Though it’s advisable that you plan a considerably extended stay as the longer you stay, the better your odds of encountering sunny days.
June is not a good time for those keen on cruising in the magical waters of Maldives since strong winds characterise this wet season and you’re more likely to encounter storms in the sea. But don’t worry, you will get your fair share of sunny hours to enjoy your time relaxing and getting tanned under the sun on the stunning beaches or an overwater villa sun-deck!
The month of Ramadan and the Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr often fall around this time, which will give you a glimpse of the Islamic culture. Also, some resorts like Kurumba and Jumeirah celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan with lavish Eid buffet and cultural programmes for their guests. However, those who’re keen on exploring the local islands must keep in mind that the restaurants on the public islands remain closed during the daytime hours and open in the evening, i.e. at the time of breaking the fasting.