August Weather Averages for Maldives, Maldives

What's the Weather Like in Maldives in August 

Temperature

A truly tropical month, August sees torrential downpours and warm, moisture-filled weather. During this month, daytime average temperature stays around 28 degrees Celsius, closely resembling the climatic profile of the previous summer months. Midday high peaks can reach up to 29 degrees Celsius while night time lows rarely drop below 26 degrees; ensuring a surprise-free experience when it comes to...

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    Maldives Weather for August 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Maldives in August 

    Temperature

    A truly tropical month, August sees torrential downpours and warm, moisture-filled weather. During this month, daytime average temperature stays around 28 degrees Celsius, closely resembling the climatic profile of the previous summer months. Midday high peaks can reach up to 29 degrees Celsius while night time lows rarely drop below 26 degrees; ensuring a surprise-free experience when it comes to temperature.

    Sea Temperature

    The sea is equally inviting, with an average sea temperature of 29 degrees during the month of August.

    Sunshine

    During August, Maldives enjoy 7 hours of daily sunshine and when it comes to clouds and rain, August is perhaps the most unpredictable month. The south-eastern monsoon can bring about virtually instantaneous rainstorms that soak the archipelago within minutes and disappear as quickly as they have appeared.

    Rain

    Monthly total precipitation for this month adds up to 188 mm, distributed to only 4 days of rainfall on average. With 47 mm of rainfall during rainy days, August may not be the rainiest month but it certainly has the strongest rainstorm when it does rain over Maldives.

    Hotels for Maldives in August

    Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

    One of the most popular hotel resort in Maldives, the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is an iconic honeymoon resort that offers signature hospitality and numerous amenities that make each couple's stay here truly unforgettable. Each of the resort's 48 villas is just perfectly designed to offer maximum luxury, discretion and style to couples who come to spend some intimate time and cement their marital bonds. The resort's honeymoon packages have become a staple that is often copied by other similar establishments.

    Gangehi Island Resort

    The Gangehi Island Resort is a secluded romantic getaway hotel located on a small island on the northern part of the famous Ari atoll. The resort offers diving facilities and sports a casual spa, catering to a wide range of tastes and interests. The Gangehi has earned numerous awards including Tripadvisor's certificate of excellence.

    LUX* Maldives

    Popular and powerfully influential, the LUX* Maldives is a luxury resort that moves and shakes the world of luxury accommodation in Maldives. Whatever happens at the LUX, soon after becomes a staple that other hotels follow and tourists staying here can expect the best of the best in quality of service and overall excellence.

    Angsana Ihuru

    Located just 20 minutes away from Male, the Angsana Ihuru is an accessible and affordable romantic resort catering to newly weds who wish for an exotic honeymoon without breaking the bank. The hotel is majestic and located on a pristine strip of land overlooking the Indian Ocean and surrounded by a turquoise lagoon.

    Velassaru Maldives

    The Velassaru Maldives is an island resort with distinct strong character. The architecture as well as the services are heavily inspired by local culture and the minimalist design allows tourists to unwind and calm their senses here. There are seven different types of villas to choose from and numerous attractive services that will transform your Maldivian vacations into an unforgettable experience. Activities include water sports, diving, romantic dinners, sports and many more.

    Beaches for August for Maldives

    Angsana Ihuru

    The Angsana Ihuru is a popular scuba diving and snorkelling destination. This tourist friendly beach is very close to a spa but attracts mostly water sports enthusiasts who come for the nonexistent currents and the impressive visibility. The ideal conditions make the Angsana Ihuru beach perfect for diving water sports and numerous providers offer their services as well as rented equipment on the spot.

    Veligandu Island

    The Veligandu island beaches are another popular snorkelling destination. The beach known as 'Three Palms' is where numerous boat excursions and diving trips go to explore the seabed and the abundant sea life that teems around the coral reefs. The beach itself is fairly quiet and devoid of any tourist facilities.

    Restaurants and Bars for Maldives in August

    Pizza Buona

    The Pizza Buona is a novel pizzeria that serves traditional pizza creations as well as Maldivian dishes on a pizza. This 'pizzafication' has made Pizza Buona very famous for lovers of accessible and unpretentious fusion cuisine. The dishes here are delicious and the chefs aren't afraid of experimenting with new tastes, creating more and more unique gastronomic experiences with each passing year.

    Hulhule Airport hotel restaurant

    Male's international airport is home to the hulhule airport hotel restaurant, which has become the eatery of choice for countless travellers and island hoppers who spend at least some time on the impressive airport. The menu here is carefully designed and the food is served extremely promptly as people dining here have no time to lose (and might have a plane to catch).

    Club Med Kani

    The bar at the Club Med Kani is one of the most popular live music bars that often welcomes international talent and hold nightlong parties. Located on a private island, this exclusive live music bar caters to honeymoon travellers and discerning tourists who seek quality music and an upscale bar to socialise and have fun.

    Things to Do in Maldives in August 

    Golf

    The two best places to play golf in Maldives are the Shangri-la's Villingili Resort and Spa golf course and the Kuredu resort golf course. Both courses offer unique opportunities to play by the sea and next to impressive lagoons, putting on holes that are quite different from any other trail you might have encountered in other countries. The Villingili Resort course boasts a 9 hole par 3 trail while the Kuredu resort's course is slightly smaller at 6 holes par 3, but takes you through a tropical forest too.

    Tennis

    Numerous luxury resorts boast impressive tennis facilities and full sized courts. The tennis courts at the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa merits extra mention as it often welcomes international tennis players and the on site coaches are available to teach and train beginner tennis players.

    August events in Maldives

    Public Hoilday

    Hajj Day

    8th August 2019

    Hajj means to set out for a place. For a person of Muslim descent, this "place" is the well-respected Holy City of Makkah. This is a day of solidarity for the Muslim people. Many Muslims in the Maldives visit the spectacular Coral Stone Mosques, which are set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Website:

    http://www.hajinformation.com/flashdaybyday.htm

    Eid al-Adha

    11th August 2019 to 15th August 2019

    As one of the major religious holidays in Maldives, the Islamic world makes sacrifices of goat, sheep, and cows to represent the prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. However, Allah saved the son's life and accepted a sheep instead.

    Islamic New Year

    30th August 2019 to 31st August 2019

    The Islamic New Year is known as "muharram". People quietly observe this holiday by buying new clothing, cleaning their homes and offering prayers.

    Culture

    Haj and Bodu Eid

    11th August 2019 to 12th August 2019

    Travel among Maldivians to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. This is the largest annual pilgrimage in the world. Muslims prove their commitment to their beliefs by participating in this festival.

    Website:

    http://www.the-complete-maldives-holiday-guide.com/maldives-festivals.html

    El am Hejir New Year

    30th August 2019 to 31st August 2019

    This day commemorates when Mohammed was forced to flee Mecca and head to Medina. Special ceremonies are usually held in mosques throughout the Maldives. On this day make sure to head to one of the coral stone mosques, which are likely to become a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2016.

    Website:

    http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5812/

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