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UV Index in Malé

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Today's UV index in Malé, Maldives Maldives will be up to 12.1, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 12.1 in Malé means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Malé's UV Index

The UV index in Malé, Maldives is consistently high year-round due to its tropical monsoon climate and proximity to the equator. On average, the UV index ranges from 9-12, which is considered very high to extreme.

Weather Seasons

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Malé has two main seasons: the dry northeast monsoon (November to April) and the wet southwest monsoon (May to October). During the dry season, temperatures are slightly cooler and there is less rainfall, while the wet season experiences higher temperatures and more rain.

Malé's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Malé experiences a relatively consistent climate with high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. Nearby countries such as Sri Lanka and India have more pronounced seasonal changes with distinct wet and dry periods, while Malé's temperature and weather patterns remain relatively stable. However, Malé is prone to occasional severe weather such as thunderstorms and tidal surges during the monsoon seasons.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Malé. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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