Galle, Sri Lanka: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the very best time to visit Galle in Sri Lanka from seasonal norms, below.

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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:

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good weather Galle in january
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tolerable weather Galle in march
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tolerable weather Galle in may
tolerable weather Galle in june
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tolerable weather Galle in august
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tolerable weather Galle in october
tolerable weather Galle in november
tolerable weather Galle in december

Weather and climate in Galle

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 33°C°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 37°C and it rains about 83% 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 27°C and you can expect to have 459mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 36°C and you can expect to have 216mm of rainfall/month during this period.



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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