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Climate of Laccadive islands: when to go to the Laccadive

The Laccadive islands have a hot and humid tropical monsoon climate. In the climate of Laccadive we can distinguish two seasons regulated by monsoon winds. A rainy season that begins in May and ends in October, and a dry season between December and April. The driest months are those of January, February and March.

The months before the arrival of the monsoon, ie those between March and May, are the hottest of the year. The monsoon begins to blow in late May and ends in mid-September, bringing heavy precipitations, the wettest months are between June and August in the Laccadive Islands  (Lakshadweep Islands) the average annual rainfall is about 1,600 mm.

The temperatures are constant throughout the year, the average maximum temperatures vary between 30°C and 32°C. While the average minimum temperatures vary between 23°C and 26°C.

The temperature of the sea water at the Laccadive Islands  (Lakshadweep Islands) varies between 27 ° C and 30 ° C.


The best time of year for a trip to Laccadive Islands  (Lakshadweep Islands) are the driest months between December and April.


MINICOY (2 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 23,2 30,7 13  1,7
February 23,6 31,0 23  1,7
March 24,8 31,8 21  1,6
April 26,0 32,5 60  4,9
May 26,1 32,1 189  12,1
June 25,1 30,8 293  19,4
July 25,1 30,6 230  15,7
August 24,7 30,3 241  16,1
September 24,8 30,3 184  13,6
October 24,7 30,7 147  11,1
November 24,1 30,8 145  9,1
December 23,9 31,0 67  5,3
YEAR 24,7 31,1 1613  112,3

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 28
February 28
March 29
April 30
May 30
June 28
July 27
August 27
September 28
October 28
November 28
December 28

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