When is the best time to go to Galle?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Galle are January, February, March and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are May, June, August and September
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

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

January 81°F/88°F
37%
3in
February 81°F/90°F
46%
3.3in
March 83°F/92°F
56%
4.8in
April 85°F/90°F
79%
8.3in
May 85°F/88°F
83%
17.9in
June 83°F/86°F
89%
16.9in
July 83°F/86°F
81%
13.9in
August 83°F/86°F
83%
17.8in
September 81°F/86°F
75%
15.2in
October 83°F/88°F
79%
10in
November 83°F/88°F
80%
8.9in
December 81°F/88°F
61%
6.4in

Weather and climate in Galle

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C and, in february, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 97°F and it rains about 79% of the time in april.
  • Between the months of may and september the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 81°F and you can expect to have 15.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 95°F and you can expect to have 6.4in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Galle

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

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