An indigenous Maldivian calendar system (Nakaiy) with weather observations. Tap into centuries old wisdom to gain deeper insight and discover weather patterns through the indigenous Nakaiy Calendar. Geo-specific to the Maldives, one of the most fragile environments on earth, at a time of shifting weather patterns on a global scale we can look and learn from the past to enable us to better prepare for the future.
Designed & Developed by:
Shahee Ilyas & Ayeshath Fadwa
Special thanks to Ali Shafee Saeed (Topi) & Lintel Investments and Management Services Pvt. Ltd.
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Use Nakaiy Nevi to check the current Nakaiy.
Details for each Nakaiy include:
- Weather patterns
- Meaning of the Nakaiy
- 10yr average weather data for the period
All data for the app has been sourced from: Vanavaru by Hassan Ahmed Maniku & Vonadhona Raajje (Rahvehi Kamuge Theyreyrai Dhivehin Part 1) by Ahmed Shafeeq.
Nakaiy Nevi (c) 2011-2012 Shahee Ilyas. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.