Sri Lanka climate guide

The Sri Lanka climate guide is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather statistics give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.

The climate guide for Sri Lanka shown below is for Colombo.

Temperature in Sri Lanka (°C)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
Min temperature (night-time)
Sea temperature

Sunshine & Daylight in Sri Lanka

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight

Rainfall in Sri Lanka

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
Average monthly rainfall (mm)

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
Heat & Humidity

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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Sri Lanka climate by month

Check Sri Lanka climate for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly climate guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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