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    Sri Lanka

    Hikkaduwa climate

    Sri Lanka

    Hikkaduwa climate

    Weather charts for Hikkaduwa

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    Climate overview and FAQs

    Climate overview

    Hikkaduwa (Sri Lanka) in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) in July to 31.4 °C (88.5 °F) in March. The highest sea temperatures in Hikkaduwa are in April with 29.3 °C (84.8 °F) and the lowest in August with 27.4 °C (81.3 °F). The least rainy month in Hikkaduwa is January with its 7 days of rain, the rainiest month is November, when it rains 18 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in May with 25.2 °C (77.4 °F), the lowest in January with 23.0 °C (73.4 °F).

    What is the best month to visit Hikkaduwa?

    The best months to visit Hikkaduwa are December - September. During this period, temperatures are between 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) - 31.4 °C (88.5 °F), night temperatures are between 23.0 °C (73.4 °F) - 25.2 °C (77.4 °F), rainfall averages 12 days per month, and 6.7 hours of sunlight on average. The sea temperature at this time of the year is around 27.4 °C (81.3 °F) - 29.3 °C (84.8 °F).

    Is Hikkaduwa a year-round destination?

    Yes, Hikkaduwa is a year-round destination, the temperatures don't fall below 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) and the sea temperature below 27.4 °C (81.3 °F).

    What months is the dry season in Hikkaduwa?

    The time, when it's dry in Hikkaduwa is between January - March. In this period it is raining on average 8 days and approximately 128 mm (5.04 in) precipitation falls per month, which are values below average.

    What temperatures can I expect in Hikkaduwa?

    In Hikkaduwa, temperatures between 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) and 31.4 °C (88.5 °F) can be expected during the year.

    When is the wet season in Hikkaduwa?

    The wet season in Hikkaduwa falls in the months of October - November. During this period it rains on average 18 days per month and approximately 339 mm (13.35 in) of rain falls per month.

    What sea temperatures can I expect in Hikkaduwa?

    Hikkaduwa has sea temperatures in the range of 27.4 °C (81.3 °F) - 29.3 °C (84.8 °F) throughout the year.

    What are the night temperatures in Hikkaduwa?

    Night temperatures in Hikkaduwa range between 23.0 °C (73.4 °F) and 25.2 °C (77.4 °F) throughout the year.

    What is the humidity in Hikkaduwa?

    Generally, Hikkaduwa belongs to destinations with higher humidity. It is in the range of 74 % - 82 %.

    Which month is the sunniest in Hikkaduwa?

    The period, which is the sunniest in Hikkaduwa, is in the months of February - April, when there is an average of 7.9 sun hours per day.

    What is the least cloudy season in Hikkaduwa?

    The least cloudy months in Hikkaduwa are January - April, when the cloud cover is on average only 35 %.

    Is it windy in Hikkaduwa?

    Hikkaduwa is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The wind blows the most in July - October and the least in March - May.