When is the best time to go to Yala National Park?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Yala National Park are January, February, March, August, September and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are October and November

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

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

Weather and climate in Yala National Park

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 95°F.
  • In the month of march the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 97°F and you can expect to have 4.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and november the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C and it rains in november about 9.2in.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains in december about 6.7in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Yala National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Yala National Park: 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.

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