Weather in Sri Lanka in may 2022

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
85°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Heavy rain

20%

Partly Cloudy

15%

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
83°F

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Heavy rain

25%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Weather at 3am
81°F

Cloudy

39%

Partly Cloudy

35%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

7%

More information about the weather in Colombo in may


Where to go in Sri Lanka in may?

Where to go in Sri Lanka in may: destination map

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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 is tolerable across the board.

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.



Climate in Sri Lanka in may

Climate in Colombo in may

In may, the mean temperature in Colombo is 85°F (maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 83°F). The climate is very warm in this location in the month of may. With 12.1in over 25 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 85°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 12.1in
Number of days with rainfall 25 day(s)
(81%)
Humidity 85%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 54%
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Colombo in may

Climate in Jaffna in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Jaffna is 86°F (maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 86°F). The climate is very warm there in this month. With just 1in over 4 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 86°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 86°F
Sea temperature 86°F
Rainfall 1in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(14%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 24%
Length of day 12:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Jaffna in may

Climate in Anuradhapura in may

In may, the mean temperature in Anuradhapura is 86°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 2.9in over 12 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 86°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 2.9in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(38%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 40%
Length of day 12:30
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Anuradhapura in may

Climate in Arugam Bay in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Arugam Bay is 88°F (maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 85°F). The climate is very warm in that area in this month. With 3.1in over 16 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 92°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Rainfall 3.1in
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(52%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 24%
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Arugam Bay in may

Climate in Batticaloa in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Batticaloa is 88°F (maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 85°F). The climate is very hot around this city in this month. With 3.1in over 16 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 92°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Rainfall 3.1in
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(52%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 24%
Length of day 12:28
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Batticaloa in may

All cities in Sri Lanka in may

Colombo in maytolerable weather
Jaffna in maygood 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 maygood weather
Puttalam in maytolerable 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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