Best Time To Visit Sigiriya

Best Time To Go To Sigiriya

Being close to the Equator, the weather in Sigiriya is hot and humid year round; with thunderstorms and torrential rains popping up regularly. That being said, the winter months of November, December and January are slightly on the milder side.

It is also advisable to visit the site after the worst of the mid-day heat is over, and save the climb for the 4 PM slot.

Climate in Sigiriya

Know weather for your travel dates:

22-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 22 Jan

28oC

21oC

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:2.12 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0.04%

  • Tue 23 Jan
    29oC | 20oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    31oC | 19oC

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    31oC | 19oC

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    29oC | 21oC

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    27oC | 21oC

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Sun 28 Jan
    27oC | 21oC

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Sigiriya

Average Temperature in Sigiriya by month

  • 40o
  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 20oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

Feb

Average temperature: 25oC

Minimum temperature: 18oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

Mar

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

Apr

Average temperature: 28oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

May

Average temperature: 28oC

Minimum temperature: 23oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

Jun

Average temperature: 28oC

Minimum temperature: 25oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Jul

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 24oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Aug

Average temperature: 28oC

Minimum temperature: 25oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Sep

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Oct

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 23oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Nov

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Dec

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 21oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Highest temperature in Sigiriya is recorded as 32oC in January, February, March, April and May.

Lowest temperature in Sigiriya is recorded as 18oC in February.

Average Rain in Sigiriya by Month (in mm)

  • 10
  • 7.5
  • 5
  • 2.5 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: 2.07 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

May

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 5.16 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 15.48 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: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Sigiriya is 15.48 mm in June.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Sigiriya are January, February, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Average Humidity in Sigiriya by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Feb

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 72%

Mar

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Apr

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

May

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Jun

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Aug

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Sep

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Oct

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Nov

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Dec

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Most humid month in Sigiriya is November.

Least humid month in Sigiriya is February.

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