Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Monthly Climate Average

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

MonthTrincomaleeColombo
daynightdaynight
January+29.6°C+24°C+31°C+22.3°C
February+28.1°C+24.3°C+31.2°C+22.7°C
March+29.6°C+24.6°C+31.7°C+23.7°C
April+31.7°C+25.4°C+31.8°C+24.6°C
May+33°C+25.9°C+31.1°C+25.5°C
June+33.3°C+26°C+30.4°C+25.5°C
July+33.4°C+25.6°C+30°C+25.1°C
August+33.1°C+25°C+30°C+25.1°C
September+33.1°C+25°C+30.2°C+24.8°C
October+31°C+24.2°C+30°C+24°C
November+28.4°C+23.8°C+30.2°C+23.2°C
December+27.1°C+23.8°C+30.4°C+22.8°C

Temperature in Sri Lanka

The table shows that the hottest months in Sri Lanka are July and June, during which the average daytime temperature reaches 33.4°C and the nighttime temperature falls to 25.6°C.

The coldest months are December and February, when the daily average temperature falls to 27.1°C, and drops to + 22.8°C during the night.

Best places in Sri Lanka:

Colombo

Kandy

Nuwara Eliya

Bentota

Hikkaduwa

Negombo


Unawatuna

Galle

Weligama

Tangalle

Mirissa

Mount Lavinia


Water temperature

The highest average monthly temperature in the Indian Ocean on the beaches of Trincomalee is in May and June and is 29°C.

The highest average monthly temperature in the Indian Ocean on the beaches of Colombo is in May and June and equals 29°C.

Precipitation

The largest amount of rain falls on average in November and December, up to 354mm, and the least in June and July — up to 186mm.