The climate of Minicoy is similar to the climatic conditions of Kerala. March to
May is the hottest period of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 35
degree Celsius and humidity ranging from 70 -76 per cent for most of the year.
The average rainfall received is 1600 mm a year.
Monsoon prevails here from 15th May to 15th September. The monsoon period raises
temperature to the mercury level between 27- 30 degrees. During the monsoon
time, boats are not allowed outside the lagoon because of the violent sea. The
presence of the reef maintains calm at the lagoon.