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Best time to visit Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka

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The best time to visit Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is December

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, December is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 33℃ (91℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 23℃ (73℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 22℃ (72℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte usually falls during the months surrounding June each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 306mm (12") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 319mm (13") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 234mm (9") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 276mm (11") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 206mm (8") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 237mm (9") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 191mm (8") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 148mm (6") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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