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

Find the most favorable time to go to Jaffna in Sri Lanka from average weather conditions here.

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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 and March
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months are November and December
  • 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:

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good weather Jaffna in january
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bad weather Jaffna in april
bad weather Jaffna in may
tolerable weather Jaffna in june
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tolerable weather Jaffna in august
tolerable weather Jaffna in september
tolerable weather Jaffna in october
tolerable weather Jaffna in november
tolerable weather Jaffna in december

Weather and climate in Jaffna

  • From january to february the climate is good. The temperature rises to 30°C and it rains about 13% of the time in february.
  • In march the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 32°C in average and it rains about 15% of the time in march.
  • Between april and june the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 32°C.
  • Between the months of july and november the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 32°C as maximum temperature in november and, in november, 21 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of december the climate is not good. In average, on the morning it is 27°C and it rains about 57% of the time in december.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Jaffna

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

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