Weather in Sri Lanka in January 2019

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in January in Sri Lanka8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 22°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)22
    22°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)H
    High heat & humidity
  • 55 mm monthly rainfall in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)55
    55 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)11
    11 (Extreme) UV index
  • 28°C sea temperature in January in Sri Lanka (Colombo)28
    28°C sea temperature

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Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Sri Lanka in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Sri Lanka in January before you book your next holiday to Sri Lanka in 2019/2020. The January weather averages shown above are for Colombo.

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The January weather guide for Sri Lanka, represented by Colombo, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to Sri Lanka weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Sri Lanka in January is a hot 31°C (88°F) with high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 22°C (72°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 12 hours of daylight.

Expect 55mm (2.2 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 5 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Sri Lanka in January is 28°C (82°F).

The weather in Sri Lanka in January is represented by Colombo.

Sri Lanka sunrise & sunset times for January 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Sri Lanka in January 2019. Select a month to view Sri Lanka sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Sri Lanka sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Colombo.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st January 2019 06:22 18:06
Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 06:22 18:06
Thursday, 3rd January 2019 06:23 18:07
Friday, 4th January 2019 06:23 18:07
Saturday, 5th January 2019 06:24 18:08
Sunday, 6th January 2019 06:24 18:08
Monday, 7th January 2019 06:24 18:09
Tuesday, 8th January 2019 06:25 18:09
Wednesday, 9th January 2019 06:25 18:10
Thursday, 10th January 2019 06:25 18:10
Friday, 11th January 2019 06:26 18:11
Saturday, 12th January 2019 06:26 18:11
Sunday, 13th January 2019 06:26 18:12
Monday, 14th January 2019 06:27 18:12
Tuesday, 15th January 2019 06:27 18:13
Wednesday, 16th January 2019 06:27 18:13
Thursday, 17th January 2019 06:27 18:14
Friday, 18th January 2019 06:28 18:14
Saturday, 19th January 2019 06:28 18:14
Sunday, 20th January 2019 06:28 18:15
Monday, 21st January 2019 06:28 18:15
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 06:28 18:16
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 06:29 18:16
Thursday, 24th January 2019 06:29 18:16
Friday, 25th January 2019 06:29 18:17
Saturday, 26th January 2019 06:29 18:17
Sunday, 27th January 2019 06:29 18:17
Monday, 28th January 2019 06:29 18:18
Tuesday, 29th January 2019 06:29 18:18
Wednesday, 30th January 2019 06:29 18:18
Thursday, 31st January 2019 06:29 18:19
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