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Best time to visit Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Our verdict

The best time to visit Tangalle is June-September

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, June-September is the best time to go to Tangalle.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Tangalle can reach a maximum of 37℃ (98℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 20℃ (67℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Tangalle in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Tangalle in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

For more information about when to travel to Tangalle, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

Tangalle seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Tangalle

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 Tangalle 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.

Tangalle 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 Tangalle 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Tangalle in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 15 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tangalle in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Tangalle in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tangalle in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Tangalle in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tangalle in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Tangalle in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 10 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Tangalle in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 205mm (8") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Tangalle in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tangalle in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Tangalle in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tangalle in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Tangalle is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (94℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Tangalle is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Tangalle is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Tangalle, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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