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.

Average weather in january in Colombo

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 3am
74°F

Clear/Sunny

52%

Partly Cloudy

38%

Cloudy

5%

Moderate rain at times

5%

More information about the weather in Colombo in january

Average weather in january in Jaffna

good weather

Weather at 6am
79°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
37% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

15%

Weather at 12pm
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

35%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 6pm
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

37%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 3am
79°F

Partly Cloudy

42%

Clear/Sunny

26%

Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

13%

More information about the weather in Jaffna in january

Average weather in january in Anuradhapura

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
74°F

FogFog
44% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

39%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 3am
70°F

Fog

58%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Anuradhapura in january

Average weather in january in Arugam Bay

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 12pm
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

26%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Partly Cloudy

38%

Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Clear/Sunny

10%

More information about the weather in Arugam Bay in january

Average weather in january in Batticaloa

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 12pm
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

26%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Moderate rain at times

50%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Clear/Sunny

25%

More information about the weather in Batticaloa in january

Average weather in january in Bentota

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

3%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 3am
76°F

Clear/Sunny

50%

Partly Cloudy

43%

Cloudy

5%

Moderate rain at times

2%

More information about the weather in Bentota in january

Average weather in january in Dambulla

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
72°F

FogFog
49% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Clear/Sunny

10%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny

39%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 3am
70°F

Fog

68%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Dambulla in january

Average weather in january in Ella

good weather

Weather at 6am
67°F

FogFog
45% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Weather at 12pm
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 6pm
68°F

Heavy rainHeavy rain
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

31%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Weather at 3am
61°F

Fog

45%

Clear/Sunny

37%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

More information about the weather in Ella in january

Average weather in january in Galle

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

4%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 6pm
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Clear/Sunny

54%

Partly Cloudy

41%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Galle in january

Average weather in january in Hikkaduwa

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

4%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 6pm
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Clear/Sunny

54%

Partly Cloudy

41%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Hikkaduwa in january

Average weather in january in Kalutara

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

3%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 3am
76°F

Clear/Sunny

50%

Partly Cloudy

43%

Cloudy

5%

Moderate rain at times

2%

More information about the weather in Kalutara in january

Average weather in january in Kandy

good weather

Weather at 6am
68°F

FogFog
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

36%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times

30%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 6pm
76°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

32%

Heavy rain

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Clear/Sunny

44%

Fog

29%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

5%

More information about the weather in Kandy in january

Average weather in january in Negombo

good weather

Weather at 6am
76°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

3%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 3am
74°F

Clear/Sunny

55%

Partly Cloudy

40%

Cloudy

5%

Heavy rain

2%

More information about the weather in Negombo in january

Average weather in january in Neluwa

good weather

Weather at 6am
70°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Fog

30%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Heavy rain

28%

Clear/Sunny

24%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Fog

46%

Clear/Sunny

35%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

8%

More information about the weather in Neluwa in january

Average weather in january in Nuwara Eliya

good weather

Weather at 6am
65°F

FogFog
45% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Weather at 12pm
79°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 6pm
70°F

Heavy rainHeavy rain
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

31%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Weather at 3am
61°F

Fog

45%

Clear/Sunny

37%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

More information about the weather in Nuwara Eliya in january

Average weather in january in Udawalawe National Park

good weather

Weather at 6am
70°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Fog

30%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Heavy rain

28%

Clear/Sunny

24%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Fog

46%

Clear/Sunny

35%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

8%

More information about the weather in Udawalawe National Park in january

Average weather in january in Wilpattu National Park

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
74°F

FogFog
44% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

39%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 3am
70°F

Fog

58%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Wilpattu National Park in january

Average weather in january in Yala National Park

good weather

Weather at 6am
86°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Cloudy

3%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 6pm
79°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 3am
79°F

Clear/Sunny

60%

Partly Cloudy

37%

Moderate rain at times

2%

Cloudy

2%

More information about the weather in Yala National Park in january

Average weather in january in Puttalam

good weather

Weather at 6am
76°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
47% of time

Clear/Sunny

39%

Cloudy

7%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 3am
74°F

Partly Cloudy

53%

Clear/Sunny

36%

Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

2%

More information about the weather in Puttalam in january

Average weather in january in Trincomalee

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
72°F

FogFog
49% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Clear/Sunny

10%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Clear/Sunny

39%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 6pm
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 3am
70°F

Fog

68%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Trincomalee in january

Average weather in january in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

good weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 6pm
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 3am
76°F

Clear/Sunny

52%

Partly Cloudy

40%

Cloudy

4%

Heavy rain

4%

More information about the weather in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in january

Average weather in january in Gampola

good weather

Weather at 6am
70°F

FogFog
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

36%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Moderate rain at times

30%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 6pm
76°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Moderate rain at times

32%

Heavy rain

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Clear/Sunny

44%

Fog

29%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

5%

More information about the weather in Gampola 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.



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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.

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.


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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 januarytolerable weather
Arugam Bay in januarytolerable weather
Batticaloa in januarytolerable weather
Bentota in januarygood weather
Dambulla in januarytolerable 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 januarytolerable weather
Yala National Park in januarygood weather
Puttalam in januarygood weather
Trincomalee in januarytolerable 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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