When is the best time to go to Puttalam?

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

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

Annual weather in Puttalam

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

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

Weather and climate in Puttalam

Puttalam enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Puttalam is 88°F (ranging from 86°F in december to 90°F in march). Annual rainfall is 89.6in, with a minimum of 3in in february and a maximum of 15.5in in november.
  • From january to february the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 88°F in average.
  • Between the months of march and june the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 92°F and you can expect to have 6.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is good. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in july and it rains about 4.7in each month.
  • From august to december the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Puttalam

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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Puttalam

Find out when Puttalam has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Puttalam

  • Very low season in Puttalam
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: April, May, June, October and November.
  • Low season in Puttalam
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, March and September.
  • High season in Puttalam
    The number of visitors to Puttalam is high in: January and July.
  • Peak season in Puttalam
    The largest number of tourists visiting Puttalam is during: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Puttalam month by month

Best time for low prices in Puttalam

Average prices of hotels in Puttalam month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Puttalam. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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