Maldives, Maldives: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Maldives, Maldives? If you're planning to go to Maldives, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Maldives, Maldives

Based on the climate and weather in Maldives, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Maldives, Maldives

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Maldives, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Maldives, Maldives by month

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January

January is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Maldives in February, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in Maldives is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April for Maldives is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you visit Maldives during May, you may notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July in Maldives is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Maldives is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Maldives, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you visit Maldives during September, you might see that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Maldives during October, you may see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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