Best time to go to Jaffna Average weather of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

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

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:

January 27°C/30°C
February 28°C/30°C
March 29°C/33°C
April 30°C/34°C
May 31°C/34°C
June 30°C/33°C
July 30°C/33°C
August 30°C/32°C
September 29°C/32°C
October 30°C/33°C
November 29°C/32°C
December 28°C/30°C

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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