Weather in Colombo in january 2025

The weather in Colombo in the month of january comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout january

good weather UV index: 7

Weather at 6am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Moderate rain at times

31%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 3am
76°F

Clear/Sunny

58%

Partly Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

3%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Colombo in january

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Colombo in january.


The climate of Colombo in january is good

The climate in january in Colombo is wet (with 4.1in of precipitation over 7 days). This is better than the previous month since in december it receives an average of 9.8in of rainfall over 13 days.

The climate is very hot around this city this month. Temperatures are up to 90°F. The minimum is 81°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of january in Colombo is 85°F. Note that these seasonal averages are in contrast with those observed in Colombo in january with a maximum record of 97°F in 2016 and a minimum record of 72°F in 2021. You can plan to have 86°F or more across the month.

On this month of january, day length in Colombo is generally 11:46. Sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset is at 18:13.

With a good climate, january is a good month to go in that area.




Seasonal average climate and temperature of Colombo in january

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are compiled from the weather statements of the past years of january.

January
Outside temperature
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Highest record temperature 97°F
(2016)
Lowest record temperature 72°F
(2021)
Number of days at +86°F 28 day(s)
(90%)
Number of days at +65°F 31 day(s)
(100%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 83°F
Lowest sea temperature 80°F
Highest sea temperature 85°F
Wind
Wind speed 17km/h
Wind temperature 81°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 4.1in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(22%)
Record daily rainfall 3.4in
(2009)
Other climate data
Humidity 77%
Visibility 9.67km
Cloud cover 25%
UV index 7
Daily sunshine hours 11
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 06:27
Time of sunset 18:13
Length of day 11:46
Our opinion about the weather in january
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How was the weather last january?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Colombo in january 2024:

01-01-2024
Light rain shower
77°F to 81°F
02-01-2024
Partly Cloudy
76°F to 79°F
03-01-2024
Partly Cloudy
74°F to 83°F
04-01-2024
Patchy light drizzle
76°F to 83°F
05-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
76°F to 85°F
06-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 85°F
07-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 83°F
08-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 83°F
09-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 85°F
10-01-2024
Patchy light drizzle
74°F to 76°F
11-01-2024
Partly Cloudy
76°F to 83°F
12-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
74°F to 86°F
13-01-2024
Partly Cloudy
76°F to 86°F
14-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
74°F to 86°F
15-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
72°F to 85°F
16-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
72°F to 81°F
17-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
74°F to 83°F
18-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
74°F to 85°F
19-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 85°F
20-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 85°F
21-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
76°F to 85°F
22-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
76°F to 86°F
23-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
76°F to 86°F
24-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
77°F to 85°F
25-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
74°F to 85°F
26-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
72°F to 85°F
27-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
72°F to 86°F
28-01-2024
Clear/Sunny
76°F to 88°F
29-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
76°F to 86°F
30-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
76°F to 86°F
31-01-2024
Patchy rain nearby
77°F to 85°F

Map: other cities in Sri Lanka in january

Cities near Colombo:

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in januarygood weather
Panadura in januarygood weather
Negombo in januarygood weather
Kalutara in januarygood weather
Bentota in januarygood weather
Kuliyapitiya in januarygood weather
Chilaw in januarygood weather
Adam’s peak in januarygood weather
Ambalangoda in januarygood weather
Hatton in januarygood weather
Neluwa in januarygood weather
Gampola in januarygood weather
Sri Lanka in january: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in january.

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Weather data for Colombo in january:

Weather data for Colombo for january are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Colombo. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Colombo can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Colombo.


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