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, May, June, July, August, September and December
  • 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 Yala National Park

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

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

Weather and climate in Yala National Park

Yala National Park enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Yala National Park is 88°F (ranging from 85°F in december to 88°F in april). Annual rainfall is 74.5in, with a minimum of 1.3in in july and a maximum of 14.1in in november.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 90°F.
  • In the month of march the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 92°F and you can expect to have 5.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and november the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C and it rains in november about 14.1in.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 85°F°C and it rains in december about 9.5in.

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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, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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