Best Time to Visit Bentota

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Bentota, Sri Lanka. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

Average temperatures in Bentota

Bentota weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Bentota are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Bentota January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 83mm 8.1hrs 12.5hrs 28°C

Bentota's weather in January is typically hot, humid and a little damp in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Bentota, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Bentota and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average December is the driest month of the year in Bentota with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Bentota February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 100mm 8.8hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

February in Bentota is generally damp with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bentota for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Bentota and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average December is the 2nd driest month of the year in Bentota with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in February »

March

Bentota March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 144mm 9hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in March in Bentota is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bentota for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Bentota and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average December is the 3rd driest month of the year in Bentota with around 144mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in March »

April

Bentota April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 262mm 8hrs 13hrs 30°C

Bentota's weather in April is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bentota for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Bentota and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average December is the 4th driest month of the year in Bentota with around 262mm 10.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in April »

May

Bentota May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 377mm 6.6hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Bentota and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bentota for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Bentota and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Bentota with around 377mm 14.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in May »

June

Bentota June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 252mm 6.5hrs 12.5hrs 28°C

June in Bentota is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

June is in the summer in Bentota and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average December is the 6th driest month of the year in Bentota with around 252mm 9.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in June »

July

Bentota July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 204mm 6.4hrs 12.6hrs 27°C

July in Bentota is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

July is in the summer in Bentota and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average December is the 6th wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 204mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in July »

August

Bentota August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 180mm 6.5hrs 12.8hrs 27°C

The weather in August in Bentota is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

August is in the summer in Bentota and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average December is the 5th wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 180mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in August »

September

Bentota September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 279mm 6.4hrs 13hrs 28°C

Bentota's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

September is in the fall / autumn in Bentota and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 279mm 11 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in September »

October

Bentota October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 375mm 6.6hrs 13.1hrs 28°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Bentota and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

October is in the fall / autumn in Bentota and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 375mm 14.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in October »

November

Bentota November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 310mm 7.1hrs 12.5hrs 28°C

Bentota's weather in November is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

November is in the fall / autumn in Bentota and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average December is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 310mm 12.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in November »

December

Bentota December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 180mm 7.1hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

December in Bentota is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bentota.

December is in the winter in Bentota and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Bentota with around 180mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Bentota weather in December »

Other monthly averages

Bentota weather stats

Bentota weather statistics
Hottest month: April 31.1°C 88°F
Driest month: January 83mm 3.3ins
Sunniest month: March 9hrs
Coldest month: January 30°C 86°F
Wettest month: May 377mm 14.8ins
Warmest sea: April 29.7°C 85.5°F
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