Sri Lanka: A typical idyllic beach scene

Best time to visit Sri Lanka

 

Situated in the Indian Ocean, at the base of the Indian subcontinent and around 880km north of the equator, the island nation of Sri Lanka has a pleasant tropical climate and despite its two short monsoon seasons has no ‘off-season’ as such. The average temperature of the lowlands ranges between 25-30 °C, with higher temperatures in April. The hill country is particularly popular at this time of the year where temperatures can be 5 to 8 degrees cooler during the day, yet rather chilly at night. The two monsoons are the south-west from May to July, affecting south/west/central areas and the north-east from September to November, affecting north/east areas. Despite intermittent rain, the sun does shine and the days are warm.

 

 

Sri Lanka Climate


Sri Lanka - Colombo

 

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
min temp °C 22 22 23 24 26 25 25 25 25 24 23 22
max temp °C 30 31 31 31 31 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
rainfall mm 89 69 147 231 371 224 135 109 160 348 315 147

 

The weather chart above shows the average daily min and max temperatures in Celsius and the average monthly precipitation, and should only be used as a guide.

 


Maldives Climate

 

Maldvies - Male

 

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
min temp °C 23 24 25 27 26 25 24 25 25 24 23 23
max temp °C 29 29 30 31 31 30 29 29 29 29 29 29
rainfall mm 46 18 23 58 178 295 226 160 185 185 140 86

 

The weather chart above shows the average daily min and max temperatures in Celsius and the average monthly precipitation, and should only be used as a guide.


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