Best Time To Visit Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

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:

27-Apr-2018
Today 27 Apr

92

71

Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:0.54 m/s

Humidity:82%

Precipitation:0.48%

  • Sat 28 Apr
    91 | 72

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    91 | 70

    Rain in the morning and afternoon.

  • Mon 30 Apr
    93 | 72

    Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 01 May
    91 | 70

    Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 02 May
    93 | 69

    Rain starting in the evening.

  • Thu 03 May
    92 | 68

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Sigiriya

Average Temperature in Sigiriya by month

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

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Feb

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Mar

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Apr

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

May

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jun

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Oct

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Nov

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Highest temperature in Sigiriya is recorded as 91.4℉ in January, February, April and July.

Lowest temperature in Sigiriya is recorded as 60.8℉ in March.

Average Rain in Sigiriya by Month (in mm)

  • 10
  • 7.5
  • 5
  • 2.5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 1.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 57.3 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 1.77 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 43.34 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0.2 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: 0.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 15.48 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 6.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 123.87 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0.2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 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: 5.94 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 165.69 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 8.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 269.44 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Sigiriya is 269.44 mm in December.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Sigiriya are April, August and September.

Average Humidity in Sigiriya by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Mar

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Apr

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

May

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Aug

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Nov

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Dec

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Most humid month in Sigiriya is November.

Least humid month in Sigiriya is February.

Best time to visit Sigiriya Attractions in April