When is the best time to go to Polonnaruwa?

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

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

Annual weather in Polonnaruwa

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

January 76°F/85°F
February 77°F/88°F
March 81°F/94°F
April 83°F/95°F
May 85°F/94°F
June 85°F/94°F
July 83°F/94°F
August 83°F/94°F
September 83°F/94°F
October 81°F/92°F
November 79°F/88°F
December 77°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Polonnaruwa is 92°F (ranging from 85°F in january to 95°F in april). Annual rainfall is 74.9in, with a minimum of 1.2in in june and a maximum of 12.2in in november.
  • Between january and march the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 77°F and it rains about 21% of the time in march.
  • In april the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 95°F°C and it rains in april about 8.2in.
  • From may to september the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 83°F and it rains in september about 4.8in.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 85°F in average and it rains in december about 10.1in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Polonnaruwa

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Polonnaruwa: 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


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