Trincomalee weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Trincomalee

The best time to visit in Trincomalee in Sri Lanka is from January until September and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Trincomalee is 35°C in April and the lowest is 29°C in January. The water temperature is between 28°C and 31°C.

Trincomalee has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Trincomalee or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Trincomalee by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 31 34 35 34 34 34 34 34 33 31 29
Water temp. (°C) 28 29 30 31 31 31 31 30 30 30 30 29
Precipitation (mm) 39 46 40 88 62 11 16 28 45 192 153 99

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14 day weather forecast Trincomalee

The weather for in Trincomalee will be 34° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 17 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
25°
29° 0.9 mm 25% 5 m/s 7
Monday 18 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
25°
29° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 6
Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
24°
29° 9.6 mm 75% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
24°
29° 11.2 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 19.2 mm 85% 1 m/s 6
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 7.7 mm 70% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 6.7 mm 70% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
29° 3.0 mm 50% 1 m/s 4
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
29° 2.6 mm 45% 2 m/s 10
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
29° 4.1 mm 60% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
29° 7.6 mm 70% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
29° 13.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
29° 13.7 mm 80% 2 m/s 6
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
29° 7.4 mm 70% 1 m/s 3

Climate Trincomalee

Trincomalee has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Trincomalee is 33° degrees and there is about 820 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 127 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Trincomalee

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 31 34 35 34 34 34 34 34 33 31 29
Night temp. (°C) 20 20 21 23 25 25 25 24 24 23 22 21
Water temp. (°C) 28 29 30 31 31 31 31 30 30 30 30 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 39 46 40 88 62 11 16 28 45 192 153 99
Days with rain 16 13 15 24 17 8 9 11 13 22 24 22
Dry days 15 15 16 6 14 22 22 20 17 9 6 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 10 11 9 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6

Trincomalee weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Trincomalee? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Trincomalee?

Trincomalee is located in Sri Lanka. It lies in a straight line at 5,384 miles from London.

The coordinates of Trincomalee are:

  • Latitude: 8.5711
  • Longitude: 81.2335

The GPS coordinates are 8° 34' N, 81° 14' E

How long is the flight to Trincomalee?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Trincomalee is approximately 12 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Trincomalee?

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How many inhabitants are there in Trincomalee?

Trincomalee has approximately 108,420 inhabitants.

How big is Trincomalee?

The area of Trincomalee is around 3,091 mi².

What is the currency of Trincomalee?

In Trincomalee the Sri Lankan rupee (LKR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 October 2021

  • 1 Sri Lankan rupee = 244.45 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.004 Sri Lankan rupee
  • 10 Sri Lankan rupee = 2,444.48 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.041 Sri Lankan rupee
  • 100 Sri Lankan rupee = 24,444.77 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.41 Sri Lankan rupee

What is the area code of Trincomalee?

The area code to call Trincomalee is +94.