When is the best time to go to Kurunegala?

When is the best time to go to Kurunegala? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Kurunegala are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September and December
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are October and November

Annual weather in Kurunegala

For full information about the climate and weather in Kurunegala a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 76°F/86°F
February 77°F/90°F
March 81°F/94°F
April 81°F/94°F
May 81°F/90°F
June 79°F/88°F
July 79°F/88°F
August 79°F/88°F
September 79°F/90°F
October 79°F/90°F
November 77°F/88°F
December 77°F/86°F

Weather and climate in Kurunegala

Kurunegala enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Kurunegala is 90°F (ranging from 86°F in december to 94°F in march). Annual rainfall is 83.5in, with a minimum of 2.1in in june and a maximum of 13.4in in november.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 81°F and it rains in march about 5.4in.
  • In april the climate is okay. It is for example 94°F as maximum temperature in april and you can expect to have 9.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and september the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 90°F.
  • Between october and december the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 36% of the time in december.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kurunegala

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kurunegala: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kurunegala

Find out when Kurunegala has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Kurunegala

  • Very low season in Kurunegala
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October and November.
  • Low season in Kurunegala
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: August.
  • High season in Kurunegala
    The number of visitors to Kurunegala is high in: September.
  • Peak season in Kurunegala
    The largest number of tourists visiting Kurunegala is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Kurunegala month by month

Best time for low prices in Kurunegala

Average prices of hotels in Kurunegala month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Kurunegala. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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