August weather forecast and climate
Male, Maldives

The fantastic view of Male, the Maldives from above, with the vast clear waters and islands
The fantastic view of Male, the Maldives from above, with the vast clear waters and islands
August, the last month of the summer, in Male, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 30.2°C (86.4°F) and 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Temperature

In Male, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still hot 30.2°C (86.4°F). In Male, the average low-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a very hot 38.4°C (101.1°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 80.5%.

Rainfall

In August, in Male, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 187.7mm (7.39") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 130.7 rainfall days, and 1949.3mm (76.74") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Male, in August, the average water temperature is 28.9°C (84°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Male is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Male, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Male are January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Male?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Male, Maldives, is 30.2°C (86.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 38.4°C (101.1°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Male?

The average relative humidity in August in Male is 80.5%.

How much does it rain in Male in August?

In August, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 187.7mm (7.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in August in Male?

In Male, the average seawater temperature in August is 28.9°C (84°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in August in Male?

In Male, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Male have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Male, Maldives, is 6.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Male?

Months with the highest UV index in Male are January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Male?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Male, Maldives, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (29.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are September and December (25.1°C).

Average humidity in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average humidity in August: 80.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (82.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (76.9%).

Average rainfall in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in August: 187.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (242.8mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (49.7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.9°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and December (28.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are June and September (Average sunshine: 6.7).

Average UV index in August - Male, Maldives
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).