When is the best time to go to Anuradhapura?

When is the best time to go to Anuradhapura? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Anuradhapura are February, March, May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are October and November

For full information about the climate and weather in Anuradhapura a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 74°F/86°F
February 76°F/90°F
March 77°F/94°F
April 81°F/95°F
May 81°F/94°F
June 81°F/92°F
July 81°F/92°F
August 81°F/92°F
September 81°F/92°F
October 79°F/92°F
November 77°F/88°F
December 76°F/86°F

Weather and climate in Anuradhapura

  • In the month of january the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 92°F and it rains about 33% of the time in january.
  • From february to march the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 94°F in average and, in march, 12 days of rain are expected.
  • In april the climate is correct. It is for example 95°F as maximum temperature in april and you can expect to have 6.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and september the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 92°F in average.
  • From october to december the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and, in december, 17 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Anuradhapura

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Anuradhapura: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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