The climate of the islands is generally described as tropical and warm but
the temperature is pleasant by sea breeze. The islands are exposed to both the
monsoons and to north-easterly gale from November to December and south-westerly gale
from May to October. The weather is calm only from January to April and to some
extend in October. The average annual rainfall is 318cms. Rough weather prevails
at the beginning of south-west monsoon and at the change of monsoon. The average
temperature ranges between 22.5o and 29.9o.