Maldives weather in December
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Maldives in December weather data
Average temperature: 30ºC
Daily sunshine: 8 hours
Rain-affected days: 10
December marks the beginning of the dry season in the Maldives which runs from December to March and generally brings low rainfall, low humidity and lots of sun. Temperature is a steady 30°C (it hardly fluctuates at all throughout the year as you are almost right on the equator) and sea temperature is a steady warm 27°C.
Although you can expect an average of eight hours of daily sunshine, there is still a strong chance of rain showers at this time of year (you’ll notice that the vegetation across the Maldives is gloriously lush – that doesn’t happen without a lot of rain). However, at this time of year the rain is usually confined to short sharp showers.
If you want to a grab a bargain holiday, go for a departure date early in December. Towards the end of the month prices rise sharply, as Christmas approaches.