December weather forecast and climate
Male, Maldives

The fantastic view of Male, the Maldives, with the vast clear waters and islands
The fantastic view of Male, the Maldives, with the vast clear waters and islands
The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Male, Maldives, with average temperature ranging between max 29.9°C (85.8°F) and min 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 29.9°C (85.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a torrid 37.6°C (99.7°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', 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 (metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy), 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 80.9%.

Rainfall

In Male, during December, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 231.7mm (9.12") of precipitation. In Male, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.7 days and collects up to 1949.3mm (76.74") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January and December, with an average sea temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7.1h.

UV index

June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Male?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 29.9°C (85.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F).

What is the temperature in December in Male?

In December, in Male, the average high-temperature is 29.9°C (85.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in December is calculated to 37.6°C (99.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Male?

The average relative humidity in December in Male is 80.9%.

How much does it rain in Male in December?

In Male, during December, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 231.7mm (9.12") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Male?

Months with the coldest seawater are January and December, with an average sea temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F).

What is the sea water temperature in December in Male?

In Male, the average seawater temperature in December is 28.3°C (82.9°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Male?

Months with the shortest days in Male are January, November and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight.

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

In December, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Male?

In December, the average sunshine in Male, Maldives, is 7.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Male?

Months with the lowest UV index in Male are June, July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index reading in December in Male?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Male, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.9°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 December: 25.1°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 December - Male, Maldives
  • Average humidity in December: 80.9%

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 December - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in December: 231.7mm

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 December - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.8 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 December - Male, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.3°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 December / Average sunshine in December - Male, Maldives
  • Average daylight in December: 11.9h

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 December: 7.1h

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 December - Male, Maldives
  • Average UV index in December: 11

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).