Sri Lanka Weather


Check on the weather in Sri Lanka before you book your holiday. Whatever kind of trip you are planning, take a look at today's temperature, the outlook for tomorrow and what the weather is usually like at this time of year. The weather guide shown below is for Colombo. Read more

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Top Sri Lanka Destinations
   -  Negombo
   -  Bentota
   -  Colombo
   -  Kalutara
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   -  Galle
   -  Beruwela
   -  Wadduwa
   -  Yala

An overview of Sri Lanka weather

The climate of Sri Lanka is consistently warm and sunny and conditions rarely grow chilly, even at night. In the lowland areas around the coast, temperatures are much higher and humidity can make evenings rather clammy, although sea breezes keep daytimes fairly fresh. Expect rain on this island at any time of the year: rainfall is most intense in the southwest from April to June and from October to November.

Sri Lankan Landscape

Rain tends to fall mainly in the afternoons and can be accompanied by thunderstorms. The driest conditions are found in the northeast which has only one main rainy season (from October to January).

What to pack for Sri Lanka weather

You will need only light clothes for a trip to Sri Lanka.

Map of Sri Lanka

Select a destination from the Sri Lanka Map to view the holiday weather guide. Alternatively, select from the list of destinations below the map. Can't find the Sri Lanka weather destination you are after? Try the Destination Search.

Ahungalla   Anuradhapura   Arugam Bay   Aturuwella   Bentota   Beruwela   Colombo   Galle   Hikkaduwa   Jaffna   Kalutara   Kandalama   Kandy   Kurunegala   Matara   Mirissa Beach   Mount Lavinia-Dehiwala   Negombo   Nuwara Eliya   Polonnaruwa   Sigiriya   Trincomalee   Unawatuna   Wadduwa   Waikkal   Yala  

Sri Lanka weather by month

Check the weather for a particular month in Sri Lanka by selecting a month from the list below. Alternatively check which month usually has the Best Weather in Sri Lanka. If you are not sure where to go, why not try our Holiday Planner.


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