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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Weather January

To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Sri Lanka in January.

Sri Lanka Weather January:TrincomaleeColombo
day temperatureaverage daily high+29.6°C+31°C
night temperatureaverage daily low+24°C+22.3°C
sea temperaturesea temperature+26°C+27°C
Daylight hoursdaylight hours12.1h12.1h
sunny hours per daysunny/overcast hours6.5/5.6h8.0/4.1h
average monthly precipitationaverage monthly precipitation211 mm62 mm

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Temperature in Sri Lanka

The average daily maximum in January is +29.6 — +31°C, and the minimum +24 — +22.3°C.

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Sea temperature

The average monthly temperature in the Indian Ocean on the beaches of Trincomalee in January is +26 degrees and on the beaches of Colombo +27 degrees.

The water is not only warm enough to bathe in, but it is also possible to stay in the water for an extended amount of time.

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The normal amount of precipitation for January is from 62 to 211 mm, a very high amount.