Weather in Sri Lanka in january 2021

In this section, check out the weather forecast for january for most popular cities in Sri Lanka. These forecasts are statistics for the month of january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in january

January is one of the less humid months of the year when the heat is comfortable. The climate throughout January in Sri Lanka is favorable to discover a good part of the island.

January in Colombo and the West Coast of the Island

The warmth in Colombo is pleasant from daybreak until nightfall. Despite the intermittent rains, it is possible to benefit from a wonderful sunshine.

January in Jaffna and the Extreme North of the Island

More pleasant compared to Colombo, the warmth in Jaffna is comfortable, but this area is more humid so expect showers at all times.

January in Trincomalee and the Northeast of the Island

The weather in Sri Lanka throughout January allows to enjoy beautiful sunny days, once the morning fog has dissipated.

Janaury in Nuwara Eliya and the Central Plain

Temperatures are pleasant throughout the day. However, the plain of Nuwara Eliya is very humid because of the frequent rain which becomes very intense in the evening.



Where to go in Sri Lanka in january?

Where to go in Sri Lanka in january: destination map

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Where should you go in Sri Lanka in january when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Sri Lanka in january is good across the board.

warning in january the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: Although it is not perfect the weather in Sri Lanka in january is, on average, quite good in Trincomalee, Dambulla, Yala National Park, Hikkaduwa, Kandy, Puttalam, Negombo, Udawalawe National Park, Neluwa, Galle, Bentota, Colombo, Kalutara and Jaffna. I allows to savor sightseeing in these places. And even why not take a little time to enjoy the hotel pool!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example for hiking, the cities of Wilpattu National Park, Arugam Bay, Nuwara Eliya, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura and Ella have a decent enough weather for it in january.



Climate in Sri Lanka in january

Climate in Colombo in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Colombo is 86°F (maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate is burning in this location in january. With 3.1in over 10 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your holidays. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With good weather conditions, the month of january is an advisable month to go there.

January
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 83°F
Rainfall 3.1in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 76%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 23%
Length of day 11:46
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Colombo in january

Climate in Jaffna in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Jaffna is 83°F (maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate good in that locality in january. With 2.9in over 6 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your vacations. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good weather, the month of january is a good time to go in that area in Sri Lanka.

January
Average temperature 83°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 81°F
Rainfall 2.9in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 34%
Length of day 11:38
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Jaffna in january

Climate in Anuradhapura in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 86°F and minimum temperature is 74°F (for an average temperature of 81°F). The climate quite comfortable there in the month of january. With 2.4in over 10 days, rainfall can happen during your vacations. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct climate, january is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in that area in Sri Lanka.

January
Average temperature 81°F
Highest temperature 86°F
Lowest temperature 74°F
Rainfall 2.4in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 89%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 11:41
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Anuradhapura in january

Climate in Arugam Bay in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Arugam Bay is 81°F (maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 77°F). The climate enjoyable in this location in this month. With 9.4in over 16 days, the weather is rather to rain throughout your journey. Consider to bring Rain coats.
With a correct weather, the month of january is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in this city in Sri Lanka.

January
Average temperature 81°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 77°F
Rainfall 9.4in
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(51%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 11:46
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Arugam Bay in january

Climate in Batticaloa in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Batticaloa is 81°F (maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 77°F). The climate enjoyable in this location in the month of january. With 9.4in over 16 days, you will suffer the rain for your holidays. So remember to pack adapted clothes.
With a correct climate, the month of january is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this locality.

January
Average temperature 81°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 77°F
Rainfall 9.4in
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(51%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 11:43
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Batticaloa in january

All cities in Sri Lanka in january

Colombo in januarygood weather
Jaffna in januarygood weather
Anuradhapura in januarygood weather
Arugam Bay in januarygood weather
Batticaloa in januarygood weather
Bentota in januarygood weather
Dambulla in januarygood weather
Ella in januarygood weather
Galle in januarygood weather
Hikkaduwa in januarygood weather
Kalutara in januarygood weather
Kandy in januarygood weather
Negombo in januarygood weather
Neluwa in januarygood weather
Nuwara Eliya in januarygood weather
Udawalawe National Park in januarygood weather
Wilpattu National Park in januarygood weather
Yala National Park in januarygood weather
Puttalam in januarygood weather
Trincomalee in januarygood weather
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in januarygood weather
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Weather data for Sri Lanka in january:

Weather data for Sri Lanka in january is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Sri Lanka. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Sri Lanka can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Sri Lanka.


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