When is the best time to go to Jaffna?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Jaffna are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months are October and November
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

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

January 79°F/81°F
16%
1.3in
February 81°F/83°F
11%
0.7in
March 83°F/86°F
8%
0.6in
April 86°F/88°F
11%
0.8in
May 86°F/88°F
14%
1in
June 85°F/86°F
13%
0.7in
July 85°F/86°F
20%
1.2in
August 83°F/85°F
24%
1.5in
September 83°F/85°F
38%
2.6in
October 83°F/85°F
63%
6.9in
November 83°F/85°F
62%
7.4in
December 81°F/83°F
45%
5in

Weather and climate in Jaffna

  • From january to february the climate is good. The temperature rises to 83°F and it rains about 11% of the time in february.
  • In march the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and it rains about 8% of the time in march.
  • Between april and june the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 86°F.
  • Between the months of july and november the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 85°F as maximum temperature in november and, in november, 19 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of december the climate is not good. In average, on the morning it is 81°F and it rains about 45% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Jaffna

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Jaffna: 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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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity



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