Sri Lanka

Best time to go to, climate and weather Sri Lanka

Best time to go to Sri Lanka

Best time to go to Sri Lanka

The best time to go to Sri Lanka is from january until march, in which you have a hot temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sri Lanka is 34° in february and the lowest is 30° in july.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sri Lanka or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

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
33° 34° 34° 34° 33° 31° 30° 31° 31° 33° 33° 33°
MM
rain
94 mm 80 mm 128 mm 206 mm 509 mm 533 mm 498 mm 457 mm 377 mm 293 mm 326 mm 219 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 32° degrees and there is 3719 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 40 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 6.

 
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
33° 34° 34° 34° 33° 31° 30° 31° 31° 33° 33° 33°
Night
min °C
23° 24° 25° 26° 27° 26° 26° 26° 25° 25° 25° 24°
MM
rain
94 mm 80 mm 128 mm 206 mm 509 mm 533 mm 498 mm 457 mm 377 mm 293 mm 326 mm 219 mm
Rain
days
14 14 22 28 29 30 31 30 29 27 27 24
Dry
days
17 14 9 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 3 7
Wind force
in Bft
3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3
Average
UV-index
7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7
 

Climate Sri Lanka january

On average, it is maximum 33° in january in Sri Lanka and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 94 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka february

On average, it is maximum 34° in february in Sri Lanka and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 80 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka march

On average, it is maximum 34° in march in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 128 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka april

On average, it is maximum 34° in april in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 206 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka may

On average, it is maximum 33° in may in Sri Lanka and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 509 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 533 mm

Climate Sri Lanka july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 498 mm

Climate Sri Lanka august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Sri Lanka and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 457 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 377 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka october

On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 293 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka november

On average, it is maximum 33° in november in Sri Lanka and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 326 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sri Lanka.

Climate Sri Lanka december

On average, it is maximum 33° in december in Sri Lanka and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 219 mm and the it will be dry 7 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 30° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Lichte Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken
Max (°C) 33° 33° 32° 35° 35° 35° 35°
Min (°C) 26° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25°
Rainfall (mm) 27.2
mm
0
mm
2.9
mm
1.1
mm
2.6
mm
4.8
mm
1.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 85% 0% 35% 20% 35% 50% 25%
UV-index
UV-index 8 4 4 6 4 6 5

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Lichte Regen Regen Lichte Regen Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 35° 34° 34° 30° 29° 30° 30°
Min (°C) 25° 25° 25° 25° 26° 26° 26°
Rainfall (mm) 16.1
mm
13.4
mm
16.6
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0.2
mm
Rainfall (%) 75% 75% 75% 0% 15% 0% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 8 6 9 2 2 2 2
About Sri Lanka

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Colombo. It is 65.611 km² with 1.340 km of coastline and has a population of 21.444.000. 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 8.712 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 02:08 hour at night on saturday 20 april 2019. That is 3,5 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 19 april 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)