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 and February
  • 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/90°F
February 81°F/92°F
March 83°F/92°F
April 85°F/92°F
May 85°F/90°F
June 83°F/88°F
July 83°F/88°F
August 83°F/88°F
September 83°F/88°F
October 83°F/90°F
November 83°F/90°F
December 81°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Galle

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 92°F°C and, in february, 15 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 89% 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 20.2in 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 9.2in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Galle

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Galle: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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