Sri Lanka

Best time to visit, climate and weather Sri Lanka

Best time to visit Sri Lanka

Best time to visit Sri Lanka

The best time to visit Sri Lanka is from january until april and december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sri Lanka is 33° in february and the lowest is 30° in june.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sri Lanka or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Sri Lanka

Climate data from: Colombo
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
32° 33° 33° 33° 32° 30° 30° 30° 30° 31° 31° 31°
MM
rain
38 mm 47 mm 64 mm 102 mm 246 mm 260 mm 209 mm 208 mm 158 mm 202 mm 175 mm 104 mm
Holiday Sri Lanka

Holiday Sri Lanka

Hotels and apartments in Sri Lanka

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Climate Sri Lanka

Climate Sri Lanka

Climate Sri Lanka per Month
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Sri Lanka there is the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Sri Lanka is 30° degrees and there is about 1813 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 61 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
32° 33° 33° 33° 32° 30° 30° 30° 30° 31° 31° 31°
Night
min °C
23° 23° 24° 26° 26° 26° 25° 25° 25° 25° 24° 24°
MM
rain
38 mm 47 mm 64 mm 102 mm 246 mm 260 mm 209 mm 208 mm 158 mm 202 mm 175 mm 104 mm
Rain
days
11 13 20 25 28 29 30 30 27 27 25 20
Dry
days
20 15 11 5 3 1 1 1 3 4 5 11
Wind force
in Bft
3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3
Average
UV-index
7 7 7 7 6 7 7 6 7 7 7 7
 

Climate Sri Lanka january

On average, it is maximum 32° in january in Sri Lanka and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka february

On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Sri Lanka and at least around 23° degrees. In february there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka march

On average, it is maximum 33° in march in Sri Lanka and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka april

On average, it is maximum 33° in april in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 102 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 246 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 260 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 209 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 208 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 158 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 202 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Sri Lanka and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 175 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Sri Lanka and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Sri Lanka.

14 day weather forecast Sri Lanka

14 day weather forecast Sri Lanka

The weather for Colombo in Sri Lanka will be 33° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Sri Lanka is based on the weather in Colombo.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 33° 33° 32° 32° 33° 32° 33°
Min (°C) 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 26°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0.4
mm
2.5
mm
9.8
mm
0.4
mm
6.3
mm
4.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 10% 35% 65% 15% 55% 50%
UV-index
UV-index 3 4 3 8 4 5 6

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Regen Regen Onweer met regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 31° 30° 31° 28° 28° 27° 28°
Min (°C) 26° 26° 26° 26° 26° 26° 25°
Rainfall (mm) 12.6
mm
14.8
mm
13.6
mm
2.9
mm
3.4
mm
9.7
mm
1.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 70% 75% 75% 35% 40% 65% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 5 4 3 1 1 1 1
About Sri Lanka

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Colombo. The total surface is 65.611 km² with 1.340 km of coastline and the population consists of 21.444.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 4x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Sri Lanka you have to use +94 or 0094 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +945012457809 or 00945012457809.

Sri Lanka is in a straight line at 8.693 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hour and 05 min.

Time difference Sri Lanka

Time difference Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka it is now 16:37 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 20 may 2019. That is 4,5 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Sri Lanka is Asia/Colombo and the Greenwich time is UTC+05:+05.

Currency Sri Lanka

Currency Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka the Sri Lankaanse roepie is used to pay.

Exchange rate Sri Lankaanse roepie op 20 may 2019

1 Sri Lankaanse roepie = € 0,01 euro
100 Sri Lankaanse roepie = € 0,54 euro

1 euro = 183,53 Sri Lankaanse roepie
100 euro = 18.353,32 Sri Lankaanse roepie

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Vaccinations Sri Lanka

Vaccinations Sri Lanka

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sri Lanka.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)