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Weather in Sri Lanka in November

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temperature
Temp

27° C

average

rain
Rain

113 mm

per month

sun
Sun

24 %

chance

humidity
Humidity

84 %

average

What’s the weather like in Sri Lanka in November?

In November, Sri Lanka experiences a transition from the southwest monsoon to the northeast monsoon, resulting in variable weather conditions throughout the country. Generally, November is considered a favorable time to visit Sri Lanka as it marks the beginning of the dry season in many regions.

Average daily temperatures

In November, temperatures in Sri Lanka remain warm and pleasant. The average daily temperature ranges from 25 to 30 degrees Celsius (77 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit) in most parts of the country. Coastal areas tend to be slightly hotter, with temperatures reaching up to 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit), while higher altitudes experience cooler temperatures.

Sunshine and rainfall

November in Sri Lanka brings a decrease in rainfall, particularly in the southwestern and central regions. However, some areas in the northeast may still experience occasional showers. On average, these regions receive around 150-200 millimeters (5.9-7.9 inches) of precipitation during the month. Despite the possibility of rain, visitors can generally expect a good amount of sunshine, with approximately 6-7 hours of daily sunshine.