The climate in Sri Lanka

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 5 measuring stations in Sri Lanka.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1900m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

High humidity in Sri Lanka and high temperatures are causing a pleasant weather at times, but also and partly tropical hot and humid. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 28 degrees.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Sri Lanka

Travel season

Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from January to March. Most precipitation decrease from October to December.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Sri Lanka

Climate charts for other regions in Sri Lanka

Eastern Province
North Western
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Sri Lanka
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Sri Lanka
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Sri Lanka
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Sri Lanka
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Sri Lanka