Weather in Sri Lanka in january 2023

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

good weather UV index: 7

Weather at 6am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Moderate rain at times

31%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 3am
76°F

Clear/Sunny

58%

Partly Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Colombo in january



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 ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

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.




Climate in Sri Lanka in january

Climate in Colombo in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Colombo is 85°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate is burning in this location in january. With 4.1in over 7 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 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 83°F
Rainfall 4.1in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(22%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 25%
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 81°F (maximum temperature is 81°F and minimum temperature is 79°F). The climate good in that locality in january. With 4.2in over 4 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 81°F
Highest temperature 81°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Sea temperature 81°F
Rainfall 4.2in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(13%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 11:38
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Jaffna in january

Climate in Galle in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 86°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 83°F). The climate is burning in that locality in the month of january. With 4.3in over 6 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your journey. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, january is an advisable month to go in Galle.

January
Average temperature 83°F
Highest temperature 86°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 82°F
Rainfall 4.3in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 28%
Length of day 11:49
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Galle in january

Climate in Mirissa in january

In january, the mean temperature in Mirissa is 85°F (maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 79°F). The climate is burning in this city in january. With 2.9in over 5 days, rain may occur during your stay. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good climate, january is a good month to go in Mirissa.

January
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Sea temperature 82°F
Rainfall 2.9in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(15%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 11:49
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Mirissa in january

Climate in Tangalle in january

In january, maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 79°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is very hot here in the month of january. With 2.9in over 5 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With good weather conditions, january is an advisable month to go in this locality in Sri Lanka.

January
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Sea temperature 82°F
Rainfall 2.9in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(15%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 11:48
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Tangalle in january


All cities in Sri Lanka in january

Colombo in januarygood weather
Jaffna in januaryperfect weather
Galle in januarygood weather
Mirissa in januarygood weather
Tangalle in januarygood weather
Adam’s peak in januarygood weather
Akkaraipattu in januarytolerable weather
Ambalangoda in januarygood weather
Anuradhapura in januarygood weather
Arisimale Beach in januarygood weather
Arugam Bay in januarytolerable weather
Batticaloa in januarytolerable weather
Bentota in januarygood weather
Chilaw in januarygood weather
Dambulla in januarygood weather
Ella in januarygood weather
Hambantota in januarygood weather
Haputale in januarygood weather
Hikkaduwa in januarygood weather
Horton Plains National Park in januarygood weather
Mannar Island in januaryperfect 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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