Weather & Climates
Sri Lanka is a tropical country located quite close to the equator, thus bringing an over all warm climate throughout the year with the exceptions of a couple of monsoon seasons which lasts for a couple of months. Sri Lankan climate suits tourists who want to work on their tan and soak up some of Vitamin D.
In contrast, the upland areas have a much cooler temperature than other parts of the country though the sun tends to shine almost everywhere. The coastal areas are both warm whilst also humid due to the mixing of the ocean moisture and the sun. Sri lanka doesn’t have clear cut seasons at all, it’s warm and humid throughout the year, even during the monsoons you can always see a bit of the sun.
Since Sri Lanka doesn’t have marked seasons, monsoon seasons are usually assumed within a range of a months. The monsoon seasons are generally considered to be around May to August and November to February. January is said to be the coldest month of the year whereas the hottest time would be from May to June.
The Average temperature along the coast is 26.7 degrees. Places with high elevations tend to be around 16 degrees. Relative humidity ranges from 70% daytime to 90% during the night. The end of the day can usually described as being very hot with very high humidity . Still the Sri Lankan climate wont hinder your plans on having a great holiday.