Weather in Colombo in may 2022

The weather in Colombo in the month of may comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also navigating through the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

very bad weather UV index: 7

Weather at 6am
85°F

Heavy rain

22%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Heavy rain

34%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Partly Cloudy

7%

Weather at 6pm
83°F

Heavy rain

26%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Moderate rain at times

46%

Heavy rain

33%

Cloudy

11%

Partly Cloudy

8%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Colombo in may

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


The climate of Colombo in may is very bad

the weather in Colombo in may is wet (with 26.4in of precipitation over 23 days). The weather's not getting better compared to the previous month since in april there is an average of 10.7in of rainfall over 17 days.

The climate is very hot in this city the month of may. Temperatures are up to 88°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 85°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of may in Colombo is 86°F. These temperatures are far removed from those records observed in Colombo in the month of may with a maximum record of 94°F in 2016 and a minimum record of 77°F in 2009. You You can hope to have about 25 days with temperatures up to 86°F, or 81 of time.

In may in Colombo, the days on average last 12:26. Sunrise is at 05:54 and sets at 18:20.

With an unfavorable weather, this month is not the best time to go in this city in Sri Lanka.



May: another location in Sri Lanka?

If you want to go to Sri Lanka in may, there are destinations with better weather than Colombo:

In may, Jaffna, Mirissa, Tangalle, Akkaraipattu, Anuradhapura and Arisimale Beach have good weather.

Finally, Chilaw, Kandy, Negombo, Gampola and Kuliyapitiya have a tolerable climate, but better than Colombo.

more information about Sri Lanka's weather in may



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Colombo in may

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are generated from the weather statements earlier years of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Highest record temperature 94°F
(2016)
Lowest record temperature 77°F
(2009)
Number of days at +86°F 25 day(s)
(81%)
Number of days at +65°F 31 day(s)
(100%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 85°F
Lowest sea temperature 83°F
Highest sea temperature 87°F
Wind
Wind speed 18km/h
Wind temperature 85°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 26.4in
Number of days with rainfall 23 day(s)
(73%)
Record daily rainfall 12.8in
(2016)
Other climate data
Humidity 81%
Visibility 8.47km
Cloud cover 53%
UV index 7
Daily sunshine hours 12
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 05:54
Time of sunset 18:20
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Colombo in may 2021:

01-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 88°F
02-05-2021
Light rain shower
79°F to 86°F
03-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 86°F
04-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 86°F
05-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
81°F to 88°F
06-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 88°F
07-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
81°F to 88°F
08-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 88°F
09-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 88°F
10-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
81°F to 88°F
11-05-2021
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
81°F to 85°F
12-05-2021
Patchy light rain in area with thunder
83°F to 88°F
13-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
83°F to 88°F
14-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
83°F to 86°F
15-05-2021
Heavy rain
77°F to 79°F
16-05-2021
Cloudy
81°F to 86°F
17-05-2021
Partly Cloudy
83°F to 88°F
18-05-2021
Patchy rain nearby
83°F to 88°F
19-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
81°F to 86°F
20-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
81°F to 86°F
21-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 85°F
22-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
81°F to 85°F
23-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 85°F
24-05-2021
Torrential rain shower
81°F to 83°F
25-05-2021
Moderate or heavy rain shower
79°F to 83°F
26-05-2021
Light rain shower
79°F to 81°F
27-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 83°F
28-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 83°F
29-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 85°F
30-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 85°F
31-05-2021
Light rain shower
81°F to 83°F

Map: other cities in Sri Lanka in may

Cities near Colombo:

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

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

Legend: Colombo perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad


Weather data for Colombo in may:

Weather data for Colombo for may 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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