Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 27.56°C/81.61°F, Wind SW at 0.83 km/h, 78% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Colombo Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Colombo has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 30.3ºC (86.54ºF) and it is 2.84% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Colombo typically receives about 345.6 millimeters (13.61 inches) of precipitation and has 291.79 rainy days (79.94% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityWestern
Longitude79.861243
Latitude6.9270786
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeTuesday 01:16
Annual high temperature32.41ºC (90.34ºF)
Annual low temperature26.85ºC (80.33ºF)
Average annual precip.345.6mm (13.61in)
Warmest monthMarch (34.34ºC / 93.81ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (25.13ºC / 77.23ºF)
Wettest MonthJune (608.32mm / 23.95in)
Driest MonthJanuary (80.58mm / 3.17in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)291.79 days (79.94%)
Days with no rain73.20999999999998 days (20.06%)
Humidity83.69%

Climate Colombo: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)38.24(100.83)41.42(106.56)39.3(102.74)37.17(98.91)36.11(97.0)33.99(93.18)32.93(91.27)33.99(93.18)33.99(93.18)36.11(97.0)35.05(95.09)37.17(98.91)41.42(106.56)
Average high °C (°F)33.15(91.67)33.89(93.0)34.34(93.81)33.99(93.18)32.63(90.73)31.26(88.27)30.91(87.64)30.98(87.76)31.19(88.14)31.91(89.44)32.4(90.32)32.18(89.92)32.4(90.32)
Daily mean °C (°F)30.16(86.29)30.75(87.35)31.43(88.57)31.7(89.06)31.05(87.89)29.96(85.93)29.53(85.15)29.56(85.21)29.62(85.32)30.08(86.14)30.13(86.23)29.65(85.37)30.3(86.54)
Average low °C (°F)25.13(77.23)25.61(78.1)26.97(80.55)28.08(82.54)28.3(82.94)27.67(81.81)27.24(81.03)27.08(80.74)26.98(80.56)27.04(80.67)26.49(79.68)25.61(78.1)26.85(80.33)
Record low °C (°F)20.18(68.32)20.18(68.32)24.43(75.97)25.49(77.88)23.37(74.07)23.37(74.07)22.3(72.14)21.24(70.23)19.12(66.42)19.12(66.42)19.12(66.42)18.06(64.51)18.06(64.51)
Average precipitation mm (inches)80.58(3.17)100.21(3.95)119.08(4.69)256.98(10.12)555.6(21.87)608.32(23.95)541.45(21.32)525.39(20.68)441.3(17.37)385.24(15.17)319.15(12.56)213.79(8.42)345.59(13.61)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)10.3312.8419.426.4629.7430.2230.7130.7127.0328.2925.7820.2824.31
Average relative humidity (%)78.2779.1580.3281.8184.9987.5787.7686.8486.0184.2783.8183.4383.68
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.7911.611.7111.912.112.1111.0110.310.9710.779.559.4111.1

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Colombo in recent years.

Colombo

Colombo Temperature by Month

April
31.7°C | 89.06°F
March
31.43°C | 88.57°F
May
31.05°C | 87.89°F
February
30.75°C | 87.35°F
January
30.16°C | 86.29°F
November
30.13°C | 86.23°F
October
30.08°C | 86.14°F
June
29.96°C | 85.93°F
December
29.65°C | 85.37°F
September
29.62°C | 85.32°F
August
29.56°C | 85.21°F
July
29.53°C | 85.15°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.99°C (93.18°F)32.71°C (90.88°F)29.74°C (85.53°F)
Avg Temperature31.86°C (89.35°F)30.62°C (87.12°F)27.61°C (81.7°F)
Min Temperature27.61°C (81.7°F)27.08°C (80.74°F)26.55°C (79.79°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point25.49°C (77.88°F)24.36°C (75.85°F)22.3°C (72.14°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation55.97mm | 2.2in11.87mm | 0.47in0.0mm | 0in356.01mm | 14.02in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind22.3kmh | 13.86mph11.65kmh | 7.24mph5.31kmh | 3.3mph
Gust Wind30.8kmh | 19.14mph16.22kmh | 10.08mph7.43kmh | 4.62mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure55.97mb11.87mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
November° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-11-0128.68 | 83.6224.43 | 75.978318.06 | 11.2231.61 | 1070.651.94 | 2.04
2012-11-0229.74 | 85.5325.49 | 77.88818.5 | 5.2831.65 | 1071.6616.67 | 0.66
2012-11-0330.8 | 87.4425.49 | 77.88778.5 | 5.2831.68 | 1072.720.96 | 0.04
2012-11-0431.86 | 89.3525.49 | 77.887610.62 | 6.631.65 | 1071.660.0 | 0
2012-11-0530.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.97768.5 | 5.2831.65 | 1071.660.85 | 0.03
2012-11-0630.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.97746.37 | 3.9631.65 | 1071.668.71 | 0.34
2012-11-0730.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.97777.43 | 4.6231.68 | 1072.727.22 | 0.28
2012-11-0830.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.97786.37 | 3.9631.65 | 1071.6610.51 | 0.41
2012-11-0929.74 | 85.5324.43 | 75.97776.37 | 3.9631.68 | 1072.728.6 | 0.34
2012-11-1030.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.97767.43 | 4.6231.71 | 1073.789.88 | 0.39
2012-11-1129.74 | 85.5324.43 | 75.977611.68 | 7.2631.71 | 1073.782.02 | 0.08
2012-11-1230.8 | 87.4423.37 | 74.076916.99 | 10.5631.68 | 1072.721.06 | 0.04
2012-11-1330.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.977420.18 | 12.5431.68 | 1072.729.77 | 0.38
2012-11-1430.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.977722.3 | 13.8631.65 | 1071.663.08 | 0.12
2012-11-1530.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.977721.24 | 13.231.65 | 1071.6655.97 | 2.2
2012-11-1627.61 | 81.723.37 | 74.078118.06 | 11.2231.71 | 1073.7847.69 | 1.88
2012-11-1730.8 | 87.4423.37 | 74.077114.87 | 9.2431.71 | 1073.780.0 | 0
2012-11-1831.86 | 89.3523.37 | 74.07699.56 | 5.9431.68 | 1072.720.0 | 0
2012-11-1931.86 | 89.3524.43 | 75.97746.37 | 3.9631.68 | 1072.720.0 | 0
2012-11-2031.86 | 89.3524.43 | 75.97706.37 | 3.9631.68 | 1072.720.21 | 0.01
2012-11-2131.86 | 89.3523.37 | 74.07715.31 | 3.331.68 | 1072.720.0 | 0
2012-11-2231.86 | 89.3525.49 | 77.88767.43 | 4.6231.68 | 1072.720.0 | 0
2012-11-2330.8 | 87.4425.49 | 77.88798.5 | 5.2831.68 | 1072.727.12 | 0.28
2012-11-2430.8 | 87.4425.49 | 77.88786.37 | 3.9631.68 | 1072.7212.11 | 0.48
2012-11-2530.8 | 87.4424.43 | 75.977712.75 | 7.9231.68 | 1072.728.28 | 0.33
2012-11-2629.74 | 85.5325.49 | 77.888210.62 | 6.631.68 | 1072.7245.46 | 1.79
2012-11-2729.74 | 85.5324.43 | 75.978210.62 | 6.631.68 | 1072.7246.52 | 1.83
2012-11-2830.8 | 87.4423.37 | 74.077516.99 | 10.5631.68 | 1072.721.38 | 0.05
2012-11-2930.8 | 87.4423.37 | 74.077316.99 | 10.5631.68 | 1072.720.0 | 0
2012-11-3029.74 | 85.5322.3 | 72.146918.06 | 11.2231.71 | 1073.780.0 | 0

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