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Honeymoon

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Honeymoon

We are lookin to have honeymoon here in August 2014 but have been told it's their winter season so might not b so hot and might rain, is this the case?

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1. Re: Honeymoon

If you look for "weather august", you'll find hundreds of post.

It's always hot in the Maldives and it may rain also always, though possibility is higher from mid april to december: anyway go, it's amazing.

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2. Re: Honeymoon

Being on the equator, the Maldives doesn't have a true summer or winter season. Even if it did, the vast majority of the country is in the Northern Hemisphere and August would still be summer.

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3. Re: Honeymoon

Hi Kelly

As said ,it's hot all year round in the Maldives and the ocean is warm too. As a rule of thumb main season in the Maldives is during our winter months here in the UK ,this doesn't meen you won't get nice weather at other times of the year but yes it's more of a gamble but this is reflected in the prices

Good luck

Darryl

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This post from someone who lives and works in the Maldives all year round sums up the year round weather quite succinctly.

"The weather in the Maldives: month by month

12 September 2013, 9:52

Ok, this is already covered in the FAQs but it seems nobody reads them, so here is a thread which hopefully answers every question a visitor could have about the weather.

First thing you need to know: the temperature in the Maldives rarely changes. All year round it's between 28 and 31 degrees Celsius (that's around 80 to 84F). So it doesn't matter what month you're coming in, it'll be warm.

It stays warm at night too, usually only dropping a couple of degrees.

The next thing you need to know: the weather in the Maldives can't be predicted in any way whatsoever so it's no use asking 'what will the weather be like in month x' because nobody can tell you.

What we do know for sure: it rains a lot in the Maldives. For 9 months of the year we get a lot of rain.

The 'dry' months are: January, February, March. But remember, mother nature doesn't own a calendar so the beginning of January can still be rainy while the beginning of April can still be dry.

Also remember that 'dry' is a relative term: it still rains in the dry season, just not as much as during the rest of the year.

For the other 9 months of the year you take pot luck. The rain may fall continuously for days on end, never letting up. It may rain in short showers followed by sunshine. Perhaps it'll rain in a long shower and clear up later in the day. Or maybe it'll start sunny then cloud over by lunch time. Sometimes the rain may fall at night only leaving you sunny days. Or it may not rain at all for days on end. There's absolutely no way of knowing.

Most common is the pattern of rain showers followed by sunshine but you can be lucky and only get sunshine for weeks, or unlucky and only get rain for a week or more. But for sure it'll still be warm.

Finally, people's past experiences of the weather don't indicate anything about what you might experience in the future."

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