September weather forecast
Male, Maldives

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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

Weather in September

September showcases a significant shift in weather, characterized by reduced temperatures and an elevated propensity for rain showers. This month's mood is dominated by grey skies, intermittent showers and warm afternoons, succeeded by cooler evenings. The fluctuating weather patterns do not undermine the city's vibrant nightlife or the allure of enclosed tourist attractions. September amounts to the most rain observed within the year, measuring up to 243mm (9.57") that spans 15.8 days. As the month draws to a close, subtle shifts in temperature and humidity levels indicate the onset of the drier season.

Temperature

The transition into September in Male notes an average high-temperature of a still tropical 30°C (86°F), revealing a mild distinction from the 30.2°C (86.4°F) in August. An average temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F) is logged during the nights of September in Male, Maldives, a small step down from daytime highs.

Heat index

The heat index value for September is evaluated at a very hot 38°C (100.4°F). Ensure heightened precautions, risk of heat cramps and heat exhaustion is significant. Sustained activity could provoke heatstroke.
One should be cognizant that the heat index values are tailored for shaded spots and mild winds. The direct sunshine could escalate the heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'apparent temperature', takes into account both air temperature and humidity to illustrate what people actually feel. An individual's temperature experience can be influenced by extra factors, including metabolic differences, activity levels, and clothing. With the sun shining directly, it's crucial to understand that it can increase the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for babies and toddlers. Young ones often do not realize the necessity to rest and replenish their fluids. Thirst is a delayed indication of dehydration - keeping hydrated, particularly in prolonged physical activity, is crucial.
The natural method the human body uses to remove excess heat is by perspiring and letting sweat evaporate. Under conditions of high relative humidity, the rate of evaporation decreases. This results in the body retaining more heat than under conditions of dry air. Overheating risks increase with rising body temperatures, especially if heat release isn't efficient.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in September is 81%.

Rainfall

September is the month with the most rainfall in Male. Rain falls for 15.8 days and accumulates 243mm (9.57") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Male, the average seawater temperature in September is 28.9°C (84°F).
Note: For any water activity, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are deemed excellent and extremely satisfying for enduring periods.

Daylight

In September, the average length of the day is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:11. On the last day of September, in Male, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 17:58 +05.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Male are June and September, with an average of 6.7h of sunshine.

UV index

The 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 excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 12 during September translates into the following directions:
Carry out every crucial safety measure. People with fair skin may sustain burns in fewer than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most intense from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing. 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. Be alert! The reflection of water and sand augments UV radiation intensity.
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Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Male during September?

In Male, in September, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in September is evaluated at 38°C (100.4°F).

What is the average humidity in September in Male?

In September, the average relative humidity is 81%.

What is the rainiest month in Male?

The month with the most rainfall in Male, Maldives, is September, when the rain falls for 15.8 days and typically aggregates up to 243mm (9.57") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Male in September?

In September, in Male, Maldives, the rain falls for 15.8 days. Throughout September, 243mm (9.57") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in September in Male?

In Male, in September, the average water temperature is 28.9°C (84°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 average length of the day in September in Male?

In September, the average day length in Male, Maldives, is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in September in Male?

On the first day of September in Male, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:11. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 17:58 +05.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Male?

The months with the least sunshine in Male, Maldives, are June and September, with an average of 6.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in September in Male?

In September, the average sunshine duration in Male is 6.7h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in September in Male?

The average daily maximum UV index in September is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in September
Male, Maldives

Average temperature in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in September: 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 September: 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).

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Average humidity in September
Male, Maldives

Average humidity in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average humidity in September: 81%

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

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Average rainfall in September
Male, Maldives

Average rainfall in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in September: 242.8mm

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

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Average rainfall days in September
Male, Maldives

Average rainfall days in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in September: 15.8 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).

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Average sea temperature in September
Male, Maldives

Average sea temperature in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in September: 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).

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Average daylight in September /
Average sunshine in September
Male, Maldives

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Male, Maldives
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 6h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are June and September (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

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Average UV index in September
Male, Maldives

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

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

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