Male
Maldives
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January 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
January is a hot winter month in Male, Maldives, with average temperature ranging between max 30°C (86°F) and min 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a tropical 30°C (86°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Humidity

In Male, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In Male, during 4.6 rainfall days, 75.2mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Male, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.7 days and collects up to 1949.3mm (76.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 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 of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in January in Male?

In Male, in January, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Male?

In Male, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How much does it rain in Male in January?

In January, the rain falls for 4.6 days. Throughout January, 75.2mm (3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Male?

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

What is the water temperature in January in Male?

In Male, Maldives, in January, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 month with the shortest days in Male?

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

How many hours of daylight does Male have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Male is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Male have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Male?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Male?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Male, Maldives, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in January: 30°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 January: 25.4°C

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

Average humidity in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

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 January - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in January: 75.2mm

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

Average rainfall days in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.6 days

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

Average sea temperature in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.3°C

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average daylight in January: 11.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

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

Average UV index in January - Male, Maldives
  • Average UV index in January: 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).