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The weather guide for Sri Lanka (Colombo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Tropical storm risk: Colombo, Sri Lanka cyclone season

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The Colombo, Sri Lanka tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.

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More about Sri Lanka

Which is the hottest month in Colombo?

The hottest time of year in Colombo is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Colombo?

In terms of rainfall, May is usually the wettest month in Colombo with 382mm on average. There are normally 14 days in May with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Colombo?

The sunniest time of year in Colombo is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 72% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Colombo?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Colombo in April when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

What is the flight time to Sri Lanka from the UK?

The flight time to Sri Lanka from the UK is typically 11 hours.

What is the time difference between Sri Lanka and the UK?

The time difference between Sri Lanka and the UK is GMT+5.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Sri Lanka?

The main languages spoken in Sri Lanka are Sinhala, Tamil and English.

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What is the currency in Sri Lanka?

The currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR).

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Which plugs are used in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in Sri Lanka?

They drive on the left side of the road in Sri Lanka.

Do you need a visa for Sri Lanka?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Sri Lanka.

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Compare Colombo weather with the USA

Below the Colombo weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Colombo, Sri Lanka and the USA (Washington).

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