Yala National Park, Sri Lanka: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the most favorable time to visit Yala National Park in Sri Lanka from seasonal norms right here.

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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 and February
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • November is the rainiest month

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

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good weather Yala National Park in january
good weather Yala National Park in february
tolerable weather Yala National Park in march
bad weather Yala National Park in april
bad weather Yala National Park in may
bad weather Yala National Park in june
tolerable weather Yala National Park in july
tolerable weather Yala National Park in august
tolerable weather Yala National Park in september
bad weather Yala National Park in october
tolerable weather Yala National Park in november
tolerable weather Yala National Park in december

Weather and climate in Yala National Park

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 35°C.
  • In the month of march the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 37°C and you can expect to have 139mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and november the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 33°C°C and it rains in november about 322mm.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 32°C°C and it rains in december about 226mm.



Chart: temperature and rainfall in Yala National Park

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Yala National Park: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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