Best Time To Visit Colombo, Sri Lanka

Best Time To Go To Colombo

Colombo Sri Lanka weather is a tropical rainforest one. Its climate is temperate all year. Between March and April the average temperature around the city is around 31-degrees Celsius (88-degrees Fahrenheit. The only change to the weather in Colombo occurs between May and August, the city’s monsoon season.

If you are looking for the best time to take a trip to Colombo, be sure to come between the rainy seasons. Between November and April is the dry season. You will find some of the best locations on the south-west coast. November to April is considered the best time to visit the city.

Climate in Colombo

Know weather for your travel dates:

22-May-2018
Today 22 May

86

76

Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.

Wind:2.54 m/s

Humidity:85%

Precipitation:1%

  • Wed 23 May
    82 | 75

    Rain throughout the day.

  • Thu 24 May
    82 | 76

    Rain throughout the day.

  • Fri 25 May
    81 | 75

    Rain throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.

  • Sat 26 May
    81 | 75

    Heavy rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.

  • Sun 27 May
    82 | 76

    Rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.

  • Mon 28 May
    83 | 77

    Rain until evening and breezy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Colombo

Average Temperature in Colombo by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Feb

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Mar

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Apr

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

May

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Jun

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Aug

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Sep

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Nov

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Highest temperature in Colombo is recorded as 96.8℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Colombo is recorded as 62.6℉ in January.

Average Rain in Colombo by Month (in mm)

  • 20
  • 15
  • 10
  • 5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.05 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 14.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 348.39 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 2.65 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 66.57 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 8.44 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 257.01 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Colombo is 348.39 mm in June.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Colombo are January, February, March, April, July, August, September and November.

Average Humidity in Colombo by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Feb

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Mar

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Apr

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jun

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Aug

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Sep

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Dec

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Most humid month in Colombo is November.

Least humid month in Colombo is February.

Best time to visit Colombo Attractions in May