Weather in Weligama Sri Lanka

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Average Weather in Weligama

Unsurprisingly, the rainfall pattern will be one of the most important factors in your decision of when visit to Weligama, Sri Lanka. Basically, Weligama, undergoes two dry season and two rainy seasons. During the dry season which occurs from December to February, Weligama receives the most visitors and temperatures are if at all only a tiny bit higher than during the other months. During the dry season in Weligama, one can still expect occasional rainfall though. The main southwest monsoon brings rain to the west and southwest coasts and hill country from April/May to September (wettest from April to June). The less severe northeast monsoon hits the east coast from November to March (wettest from November to December). There’s also a inter-monsoonal period of unsettled weather preceding the northeast monsoon in October and November. During this time heavy rainfall and thunderstorms can occur anywhere across the island.
Weather in Weligama Sri Lanka


Average temperatures in Weligama does not change at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some pleasant weather compared to tourist destinations worldwide. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Weligama, the hottest months are January, February, May, and then March. The warmest time of year is generally early May where highs are regularly around 89.3°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79°F (26.1°C) at night.

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Weligama are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain occurs around mid January and bit after the May.


Weligama has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (74.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (83.8%).


Wind in Weligama is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.6 MPH or 15.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Overall Weligama Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 11 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Weligama, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Autumn (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 84.6°F (29.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Weligama to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

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