When is the best time to go to Negombo?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Negombo are January, February, March and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

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

January 79°F/90°F
February 81°F/92°F
March 85°F/94°F
April 85°F/94°F
May 85°F/90°F
June 83°F/88°F
July 81°F/86°F
August 81°F/86°F
September 81°F/88°F
October 83°F/90°F
November 81°F/90°F
December 81°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Negombo

  • Between january and february the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 92°F and it rains about 2.9in each month.
  • From march to may the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 83°F and it rains about 11.5in each month.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 97°F and it rains about 84% of the time in august.
  • From september to december the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 90°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 7in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Negombo

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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