When is the best time to go to Dambulla?

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

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

Annual weather in Dambulla

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

January 76°F/85°F
February 77°F/88°F
March 81°F/94°F
April 83°F/95°F
May 85°F/94°F
June 85°F/94°F
July 83°F/94°F
August 83°F/94°F
September 83°F/94°F
October 81°F/92°F
November 79°F/88°F
December 77°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Dambulla

Dambulla enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Dambulla is 92°F (ranging from 85°F in january to 95°F in april). Annual rainfall is 74.9in, with a minimum of 1.2in in june and a maximum of 12.2in in november.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 94°F in average and it rains in march about 4.1in.
  • In the month of april the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 83°F and, in april, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • Between may and september the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 103°F and, in september, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • From october to december the climate is just OK. The record temperature this month is 94°F and, in december, 12 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Dambulla

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Dambulla: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Dambulla

Find out when Dambulla has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Dambulla

  • Very low season in Dambulla
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: April, May, June, October and November.
  • Low season in Dambulla
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, March and September.
  • High season in Dambulla
    The number of visitors to Dambulla is high in: January and July.
  • Peak season in Dambulla
    The largest number of tourists visiting Dambulla is during: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Dambulla month by month

Best time for low prices in Dambulla

Average prices of hotels in Dambulla month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Dambulla. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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