Weather in Sri Lanka in may 2020

Here, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in Sri Lanka. These datas are probabilities for the month of may from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in may in Colombo

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
49% of time

Heavy rain

23%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Heavy rain

32%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Heavy rain

33%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Clear/Sunny

7%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

37%

Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Colombo in may

Average weather in may in Jaffna

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
86°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

11%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

6%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Weather at 6pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

8%

Moderate rain at times

3%

Weather at 3am
86°F

Partly Cloudy

50%

Clear/Sunny

31%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

11%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Jaffna in may

Average weather in may in Anuradhapura

good weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 3am
79°F

Partly Cloudy

43%

Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Fog

9%

More information about the weather in Anuradhapura in may

Average weather in may in Arugam Bay

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

20%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Clear/Sunny

53%

Partly Cloudy

37%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

5%

More information about the weather in Arugam Bay in may

Average weather in may in Batticaloa

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

20%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

50%

Clear/Sunny

50%

More information about the weather in Batticaloa in may

Average weather in may in Bentota

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

29%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 6pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Heavy rain

38%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

38%

Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Bentota in may

Average weather in may in Dambulla

good weather

Weather at 6am
79°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Fog

4%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

31%

Heavy rain

20%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Partly Cloudy

48%

Clear/Sunny

47%

Fog

3%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Dambulla in may

Average weather in may in Ella

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
72°F

FogFog
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 12pm
81°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Heavy rain

37%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

5%

Weather at 6pm
74°F

Heavy rainHeavy rain
56% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Clear/Sunny

6%

Fog

3%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Fog

34%

Partly Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Ella in may

Average weather in may in Galle

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Heavy rain

31%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

4%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
83°F

Partly Cloudy

46%

Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Clear/Sunny

8%

More information about the weather in Galle in may

Average weather in may in Hikkaduwa

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Heavy rain

31%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

4%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
41% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
83°F

Partly Cloudy

46%

Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Clear/Sunny

8%

More information about the weather in Hikkaduwa in may

Average weather in may in Kalutara

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

29%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 6pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Heavy rain

38%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

38%

Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

9%

More information about the weather in Kalutara in may

Average weather in may in Kandy

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
76°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Fog

9%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Heavy rain

20%

Partly Cloudy

6%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
49% of time

Heavy rain

32%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Partly Cloudy

6%

Weather at 3am
74°F

Partly Cloudy

49%

Clear/Sunny

28%

Fog

17%

Moderate rain at times

5%

More information about the weather in Kandy in may

Average weather in may in Negombo

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

19%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

25%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Heavy rain

26%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Clear/Sunny

9%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

47%

Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Clear/Sunny

7%

More information about the weather in Negombo in may

Average weather in may in Neluwa

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
76°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Fog

30%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Partly Cloudy

4%

Weather at 6pm
79°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

42%

Fog

4%

Clear/Sunny

4%

Weather at 3am
72°F

Fog

66%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

6%

More information about the weather in Neluwa in may

Average weather in may in Nuwara Eliya

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
72°F

FogFog
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 12pm
81°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Heavy rain

37%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

5%

Weather at 6pm
74°F

Heavy rainHeavy rain
56% of time

Moderate rain at times

35%

Clear/Sunny

6%

Fog

3%

Weather at 3am
67°F

Fog

34%

Partly Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Nuwara Eliya in may

Average weather in may in Udawalawe National Park

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
76°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Fog

30%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 12pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Heavy rain

35%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Partly Cloudy

4%

Weather at 6pm
79°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

42%

Fog

4%

Clear/Sunny

4%

Weather at 3am
72°F

Fog

66%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

6%

More information about the weather in Udawalawe National Park in may

Average weather in may in Wilpattu National Park

good weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 3am
79°F

Partly Cloudy

43%

Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Fog

9%

More information about the weather in Wilpattu National Park in may

Average weather in may in Yala National Park

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

5%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 6pm
85°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

36%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 3am
85°F

Partly Cloudy

42%

Moderate rain at times

25%

Clear/Sunny

25%

Heavy rain

5%

More information about the weather in Yala National Park in may

Average weather in may in Puttalam

good weather

Weather at 6am
85°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

23%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 12pm
90°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

24%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 6pm
88°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 3am
83°F

Partly Cloudy

36%

Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Clear/Sunny

13%

More information about the weather in Puttalam in may

Average weather in may in Trincomalee

good weather

Weather at 6am
79°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Fog

4%

Weather at 12pm
94°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

31%

Heavy rain

20%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Weather at 3am
77°F

Partly Cloudy

48%

Clear/Sunny

47%

Fog

3%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Trincomalee in may

Average weather in may in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

27%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Heavy rain

34%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Partly Cloudy

9%

Weather at 6pm
86°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Heavy rain

37%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Partly Cloudy

38%

Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Clear/Sunny

9%

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

Average weather in may in Gampola

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
77°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Fog

9%

Weather at 12pm
88°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Heavy rain

20%

Partly Cloudy

6%

Weather at 6pm
79°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
49% of time

Heavy rain

32%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Partly Cloudy

6%

Weather at 3am
74°F

Partly Cloudy

49%

Clear/Sunny

28%

Fog

17%

Moderate rain at times

5%

More information about the weather in Gampola in may

Weather details in may

The climate throughout May in Sri Lanka corresponds to the first manifestation of the monsoon. Most Sri Lankan communities are disadvantaged by the abundance of rain and the resurgence of heat.

Colombo and the West Coast of the Island throughout April

The west coast is more exposed to the monsoon wind which favors the abundance of rain during the month of May. Even if heat is acceptable throughout the month, the weather in Sri Lanka throughout May on this part of the island is generally unfavorable.

Jaffna and the Extreme North of the Island throughout April

Unlike Colombo, which is experiencing heavy rain, Jaffna is much drier. However, the heat is unpleasant all day - the morning temperatures peak at around 30° C.

Trincomalee and the Northeast of the Island in April

The mornings and evenings are comfortable in the northeast of the island. The month of May remains favorable to discovering Trincomalee. The hours are decorated by a beautiful sunshine, from day to night.

Nuwara Eliya and the Central Plain throughout April

Despite the relative decline in precipitation, the uplands are still disadvantaged by the abundance of rainfall.



Organised tours and trips in Sri Lanka in may


Where to go in Sri Lanka in may?

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

Remember:
The climate in Sri Lanka in may ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

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

Although it is not perfect the weather in Sri Lanka that month should be pretty good in Wilpattu National Park, Trincomalee, Dambulla and Anuradhapura. I allows to appreciate vacation in these areas. And even why not take a little time to take a nap at the pool under the sun!

If you do not go the sun and blue sky, but, for example to go sightseeing around, the cities of Kandy, Puttalam and Negombo have a just ok weather for this kind of activity in may. Eventually, it is not advisable to travel to Arugam Bay, Yala National Park, Hikkaduwa, Nuwara Eliya, Batticaloa, Udawalawe National Park, Neluwa, Galle, Bentota, Colombo, Ella, Kalutara and Jaffna in may because the climate is pretty bad.


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Climate in Sri Lanka in may

Climate in Colombo in may

In may, the mean temperature in Colombo is 86°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 85°F). The climate is very warm in this location in the month of may. With 15.6in over 27 days, the weather is rather to rain for your holidays. So remember to pack Rain coats.
With an unfavorable weather, the month of may is not the best time to go in that area.

May
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 15.6in
Number of days with rainfall 27 day(s)
(86%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 52%
Length of day 12:26
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Climate in Jaffna in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Jaffna is 90°F (maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 88°F). The climate is very warm there in this month. With just 1.8in over 6 days, the rain will not be a problem for your journey.
With a bad weather, may is not the best time to go there in Sri Lanka.

May
Average temperature 90°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 88°F
Sea temperature 86°F
Rainfall 1.8in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 22%
Length of day 12:33
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Climate in Anuradhapura in may

In may, the mean temperature in Anuradhapura is 88°F (maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate is very warm in that area in the month of may. With 4in over 13 days, rainfall can happen throughout your stay. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With good weather conditions, the month of may is a good month to go in this locality.

May
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 4in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 38%
Length of day 12:30
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Climate in Arugam Bay in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Arugam Bay is 88°F (maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 83°F). The climate is very warm in that area in this month. With 4.3in over 20 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With an unfavorable weather, the month of may is not the best time to go in this city.

May
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Rainfall 4.3in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(63%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 22%
Length of day 12:26
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Climate in Batticaloa in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Batticaloa is 88°F (maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 83°F). The climate is very hot around this city in this month. With 4.3in over 20 days, rain may occur for your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, the month of may is not the best time to go in that area in Sri Lanka.

May
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Rainfall 4.3in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(63%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 22%
Length of day 12:28
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more information about the climate in Batticaloa in may

All cities in Sri Lanka in may

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

Weather data for Sri Lanka in may 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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