Weather in Sri Lanka in october 2020

In this section, check out the weather forecast for the month of october for most popular cities in Sri Lanka. These datas are probabilities for the month of october from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in october

The month of October corresponds to the beginning of the great monsoon. The climate throughout October in Sri Lanka is again influenced by the abundance of rains affecting most of the island's localities.

October in Colombo and the West Coast of the Island

The heat intensifies in Colombo, especially during the twenty days of the month. On the other hand, the rainfall regresses a little, yet remains very abundant.

October in Jaffna and the Extreme North of the Island

The monsoon affects the locality of Jaffna more than other localities. The mornings remain very wet throughout the month. However, the rest of the day is beautiful - especially since the heat is pleasant from morning to night.

October in Trincomalee and the Northeast of the Island

In spite of the strong heat felt in Trincomalee and its surroundings, the weather in Sri Lanka throughout October remains favorable because the rains occur only during the night.

October in Nuwara Eliya and the Central Plain

The heat is pleasant, but the rain is so abundant that every day experiences intense showers during both day and at night.



Where to go in Sri Lanka in october?

Where to go in Sri Lanka in october: destination map

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

Remember:
The climate in Sri Lanka in october ranges from tolerable to very bad depending on the region and city.

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

You are lucky: It is not perfect, however, the weather in Sri Lanka that month is, on average, quite good in Trincomalee. I allows to enjoy sightseeing in this place. And even why not take a little time to sunbathe!

If you do not go for the sun or the beach, but, for example to discover the heritage, the cities of Wilpattu National Park, Arugam Bay, Dambulla, Hikkaduwa, Puttalam, Batticaloa, Negombo, Galle, Anuradhapura, Bentota, Colombo, Kalutara and Jaffna have a decent enough weather for this kind of activity in october. Eventually, we advise you to avoid you get to Yala National Park, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Udawalawe National Park, Neluwa and Ella that month because the climate is rather unfavorable.



Climate in Sri Lanka in october

Climate in Colombo in october

In october, the mean temperature in Colombo is 86°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 83°F). The climate is very hot in that area in october. With 10.9in over 24 days, rain is to be feared throughout your holidays. Consider to pack rain clothes.
With proper weather, october is okay (but not good month) for traveling in Colombo in Sri Lanka.

October
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Sea temperature 84°F
Rainfall 10.9in
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(78%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 47%
Length of day 11:59
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Colombo in october

Climate in Jaffna in october

In the month of october, the mean temperature in Jaffna is 86°F (maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 85°F). The climate is very hot in this city in october. With 10.8in over 21 days, you will suffer the rain for your journey. Remember to pack clothes for rain.
With a correct climate, october is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city.

October
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 10.8in
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(68%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 11:55
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Jaffna in october

Climate in Anuradhapura in october

In october, maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 79°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is very hot here in october. With 9.1in over 20 days, the weather is rather to rain during your vacations. Consider to bring adapted clothes.
With a correct weather, october is okay (but not good month) for traveling in that area in Sri Lanka.

October
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Rainfall 9.1in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(66%)
Humidity 85%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 40%
Length of day 11:57
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Anuradhapura in october

Climate in Arugam Bay in october

In the month of october, maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 86°F). The climate is very hot here in this month. With 7.8in over 24 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, october is okay (but not the best month) for traveling there.

October
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 7.8in
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(77%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 31%
Length of day 11:59
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Arugam Bay in october

Climate in Batticaloa in october

In october, maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 86°F). The climate is very hot here in october. With 7.8in over 24 days, rain may occur throughout your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, the month of october is okay (but not good time) for traveling in that area in Sri Lanka.

October
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 7.8in
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(77%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 31%
Length of day 11:57
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Batticaloa in october

All cities in Sri Lanka in october

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

Weather data for Sri Lanka in october 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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