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Sri Lanka Weather

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Month Travelled Weather
January Wet most days.
January Weather was perfect
January Wet then Sun on the beach
January Extremely nice it was like a summers day in England not too hot just right and every day.
January VERY GOOD FIRST WEEK NO RAIN SECOND WEEK RAIN ON AND OFF FOR APPROX 30 MINS IN AFTERNOON
January good, mainly sunny with a constant breeze
January Hot and sunny
January 30 - 40 degree's - hot hot hot
January Mixed, quite a bit of rain
January Hot and humid
January Traveled in Jan.most days 30-32f with a lovely breeze in the afternoons,two very short downpours in the evening in 3 weeks
February good
February Excellent - sunny every day without being oppressive
February Comfortably hot.
February Hot!!!!
February Very warm
February Great
February a little overcast ,fair amount of rain
February Perfect. 25-33 every day
February Warm and sunny 30+C every day
February Hot, average temperature of around 35 degrees.
February Hot during the day and humid at night
February Warm and humid
February Warm and humid.
February Good
February very hot
February Not bad some overcast afternoons with rain.One torrential downpour.
March On the whole the weather was beautiful, very warm but with a breeze so it was bearable. There was thunder and lightening most nights but no rain and was actually quite beautiful to watch. During the second weekend the weather changed (end of March, beginning of April) and we had very heavy rain each day from about 11am which did restrict what we could do.
March Exceptionally hot and we experienced a couple of tropical rainstorms which were magnificent! The hotel was called Taprobana so not sure if the hotel name below is correct.
March Mixed. Hot and humid, like a hot summer's day in the tea plantation areas and spectacular thunder storms to watch!
March hot !!
March Really hot and humid in the day and cooler in the mountains.
March Hot mostly sunny. Perfect time Yo go as it was just what we were looking for
March Perfect
March Fabulous, with some isolated showers when humidity was high
March Over 30 degrees daily
March Very hot rain in evenings in Sri Lanka Maldives rain every day for a short period
March 30 degrees plus everyday!
March Hot
March Hot
March excellent
April We expected heat and boy was it hot, but we didn't expect 80% humidity which knocked us flat everyday and made us rethink our daytrips. Some friends were travelling for over 8 hrs per day then sightseeing for 5hrs!
April Hot, 31 degrees most day
April Great, hot and beautiful skies
April Not great in Srilanka quite wet and cloudy -
April Very good. Hot with minimal rain.
May Sunny with tropical rains for prolonged periods. Overall weather was good, the rain didn't spoil the holiday.
May Low 30's, 1-2 hours of rain most afternoons, nothing that prevented any sightseeing excursions and sunbathing!
May Very hot and at time mild rain
May Humid and sunny.
May See above.
June Hot, sunny and humid
June mixed- did have short sharp down pours but on the whole weather was very good there
June We travelled around and all of the hotels were 4 or 5 star. Biggest rooms I have ever seen with amazing bath tubs and showers. Our private driver was polite and very knowledgeable showing us plenty of sights we otherwise wouldn't have seen.
June Pleasantly warm - 28-30 degrees. Humid and a couple of spells of rain but they were short-lived.
June blue sky & cloudy at times but very warm
June It was ok as it was rainy season, we had good sun 2nd week.
June first week we had the odd showers but the day of the wedding and thereafter was really hot and sunny, although the humidity is a killer.
June The weather was fair for the time of year we went. Rain some times but not for long. The sun hot but not too hot.
June hot and humid
July Apart from 1.5 very wet days, it was very hot with a lovely breeze. Even on cloudy days it was pleasant. Beautiful light 7-9am and the evenings were not too humid with a breeze.
July Apart from the 3rd and 4th days when there was torrential rain all day (but the evenings were dry). Otherwise it was very hot (hitting 37 degrees one day), with a lovely breeze and the odd light shower lasting 10 mins or so. The evenings were not too humdid with a nice breeze. Very comfortable to sit out in.
July Hot and humid. Some rain on last few days but didn't affect holiday at all.
July hot
July Excellent
July Slightly stormy still in Sri Lanka and wall to wall hot sunshine in the Maldives.
July mixture of cloud,rain and then intense heat and sunshine
July Sunny and humid in the centre of the country. Overcast in the mountainous regions of Nuwara Eliya.
July Hot in the centre; don't be fooled by the wind in the mountains - if you don't cover up yo'll get burned; mixed in the south.
July Hot and humid. The sun was out the whole time we were there. A few day had rain fall but it didn't last for long.
July Terrible very wet and little to no sun
July perfect holiday weather
July Excellent - hot and sunny
July Very good
August Hot!! Quite humid, but mostly perfect weather.
August Very warm
August Weather was mixed. We had 2 days with some rain and the rest of the stay was a mix of overcast and sunny but still hot and humid
August Hot untill the last few days
August Hot throughout!
August Mainly very sunny. Occasional clouds to the afternoons but still very warm. Out of 15 days we had 3 days of intermitant rain. Short heavy showers but dried very quickly.
August first 5 days was terential rain, my wife wanted to come home. Once this passed it was gorgeous around 10hrs of sun a day and baking hot, we came back with a glowing tan.
August good
August Great, it was tropical, often overcast but still hot with bursts of sunshine, some warm breezes and occasional showers but always at a convenient time!
August Generally very sunny and warm. Occasionally overcast with showers.
August Very good considering it was the end of their monsoon season. Very warm, and only a little rain.
August Beautiful, it got cooler in the tea plantations but still t-shirt weather.
September Hot and humid. Overcast with a couple of rainy days.
September Much better than expected.
September weather was 30c coonstantly again
September Sunny and hot with a breeze.
September Have not been yet but am disappointed with the rain forcast so far
September hot, although cloudy at times it was still beach weather and we got a good tan.
September Very hot with the odd heavy shower.
September Mainly hot and overcast with daily downpours and a few days of cyclonic rain.
September Sri Lanka, Beach @ Negombo - hot but cloudy and very windy. Sri Lanka Adventure Tour (Kuoni) - Very Hot, coller in the evenings in hill country Maldives - Very Hot and Sunny all week
September Scorching !hot
September Okay - great for the first ten days then very hot and overcast
September As above
September Very hot(as to be expected) but bearable for the traveling around and great for sunbathing. Only 1 day of rain.
September As above
September Hot!
September Not bad.
September Good hot and sunny
October The monsoon came early and we had some deluges of biblical proportions but this did not diminish the holiday AT ALL.
October As expected
October Mostly sunny but when it rained it rained!
October very mixed,sunny in the early daytime then rain and when it rains it really does pour down
October FAntastic weather. Rained for 15 minutes in daylight hours the whole 10days we were there
October Changeable - but unusual for time of year by all accounts
October First week mainly warm & sunny. Second week 2 days rain/storms
October A bit windy and cloudy at times but still warm and always returned to sunshine
October Hot, a little bit of rain but that was to be expected for when we went. The rain never stopped us doing anything
October Hot, a little bit of rain but that was to be expected for when we went. The rain never stopped us doing anything
October reasonably good for the month
October Mostly hot some rain
October It rained for 8 out of 10 days but largely at night or when in car - did not ruin the trip. Hot and sunny otherwise.
October A shower in a most of days but it was not a big problem.
October Weather was perfect although we had a few hours of rain, didn't spoil the vacation.
October Between 33 and 40 degrees. Rained in the evening sometimes. Blues skies most of the day.
October As above
November Hot but a few rainy days
November Rain, sun and warm/hot
November It tended to rain in the afternoon around 4pm for a little while
November Quite wet but hot
November Hot and humid
November NICE
November fabulous
November Rained the whole time in Sri Lanka, but was lovely for our 2nd week in the Maldives
November Worst weather in over 10 years, rained 7 days out of 10, and rained more in one day (our wedding day) than the monthly average for December.
November a little rain but mostly hot hot hot!!
November We were lucky and had good weather throughout our trip.
November Very hot ! AC a must in Columbo. But milder in kandy
November great, rained a couple of times, but it didn't matter
December humid but not too bad, bit of rain in evening
December Mixed
December Hot, humid and will depend on ones own constitution as to being able to cope - perfect for me!
December Weather as above
December Perfect, no rain
December hot, sunny and humid
December Cloudy in the hills but sunny by the coast
December rained a lot
December Perfect as expected.
December Hot
December Great - Sri lanka ranged from 30+ deg C at coast to a pleasant 20deg during day Nuwara Eliya - Maldives were 30+ all week and into evening
December GOOD
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