Sri Lanka in january: average weather and climate, where to go?

How is the climate in Sri Lanka in january? Is it the best time to go to Kalutara and Neluwa? Look at weather datas and informations here.

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Weather in Sri Lanka in january 2019

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.

Average weather in january in Colombo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

More information about the weather in Colombo in january

Average weather in january in Jaffna

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 26°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
36% of time

Clear/Sunny29%

Moderate rain at times20%

Cloudy12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy32%

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy32%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy4%

More information about the weather in Jaffna in january

Average weather in january in Anuradhapura

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

FogFog
54% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times10%

Clear/Sunny8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Anuradhapura in january

Average weather in january in Arugam Bay

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Cloudy18%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times28%

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Arugam Bay in january

Average weather in january in Batticaloa

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Cloudy18%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Batticaloa in january

Average weather in january in Bentota

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy29%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Bentota in january

Average weather in january in Dambulla

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

FogFog
63% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny36%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Dambulla in january

Average weather in january in Ella

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

FogFog
56% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Clear/Sunny13%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
40% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy12%

Clear/Sunny10%

More information about the weather in Ella in january

Average weather in january in Galle

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times9%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times14%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Galle in january

Average weather in january in Hikkaduwa

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times9%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times14%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Hikkaduwa in january

Average weather in january in Kalutara

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy29%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Kalutara in january

Average weather in january in Kandy

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

FogFog
44% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times28%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Heavy rain19%

Partly Cloudy11%

More information about the weather in Kandy in january

Average weather in january in Negombo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

More information about the weather in Negombo in january

Average weather in january in Neluwa

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny32%

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
33% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy21%

Clear/Sunny19%

More information about the weather in Neluwa in january

Average weather in january in Nuwara Eliya

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

FogFog
56% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Clear/Sunny13%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
40% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy12%

Clear/Sunny10%

More information about the weather in Nuwara Eliya in january

Average weather in january in Udawalawe National Park

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny32%

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
33% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy21%

Clear/Sunny19%

More information about the weather in Udawalawe National Park in january

Average weather in january in Wilpattu National Park

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

FogFog
54% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times10%

Clear/Sunny8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny38%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Wilpattu National Park in january

Average weather in january in Yala National Park

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Heavy rain18%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain5%

More information about the weather in Yala National Park in january

Average weather in january in Puttalam

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
48% of time

Clear/Sunny37%

Cloudy8%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times18%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Puttalam in january

Average weather in january in Trincomalee

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

FogFog
63% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Partly Cloudy12%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny36%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain9%

More information about the weather in Trincomalee in january

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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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 30°C (maximum temperature is 33°C and minimum temperature is 28°C). The climate is burning in this location in january. With 96mm over 11 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 30°C
Highest temperature 33°C
Lowest temperature 28°C
Sea temperature 27.8°C
Rainfall 96mm
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(34%)
Humidity 75%
Cloud cover 24%
Length of day 11:46
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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 28°C (maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 27°C). The climate good in that locality in january. With 86mm over 7 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 28°C
Highest temperature 30°C
Lowest temperature 27°C
Sea temperature 26.8°C
Rainfall 86mm
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(23%)
Humidity 77%
Cloud cover 34%
Length of day 11:38
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more information about the climate in Jaffna in January

Climate in Anuradhapura in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 24°C (for an average temperature of 27°C). The climate quite comfortable there in the month of january. With 74mm over 12 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 27°C
Highest temperature 30°C
Lowest temperature 24°C
Rainfall 74mm
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 11:41
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

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 28°C (maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 26°C). The climate enjoyable in this location in this month. With 265mm over 17 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 28°C
Highest temperature 30°C
Lowest temperature 26°C
Rainfall 265mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 11:46
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

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 28°C (maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 26°C). The climate enjoyable in this location in the month of january. With 266mm over 17 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 28°C
Highest temperature 30°C
Lowest temperature 26°C
Rainfall 266mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 11:43
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Batticaloa in January

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 of year to visit Sri Lanka.


All cities in Sri Lanka in january

Colombo in januarygood weather
Jaffna in januarygood weather
Anuradhapura in januarytolerable weather
Arugam Bay in januarytolerable weather
Batticaloa in januarytolerable weather
Bentota in januarygood weather
Dambulla in januarytolerable weather
Ella in januarytolerable 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 januarytolerable weather
Udawalawe National Park in januarygood weather
Wilpattu National Park in januarytolerable weather
Yala National Park in januarygood weather
Puttalam in januarygood weather
Trincomalee in januarytolerable weather

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