The climate in Bentota during December can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
December is in the winter in Bentota and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||29.8°C 85.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.4°C 72.3°F|
|Average temperature||26.1°C 78.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||180 mm 7.1 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||28°C 82.3°F|
|Windspeed||10.1kph 6 mph|
On average December is the 5th driest 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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Bentota in December 2023.
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|Hottest month:||April||31.1°C 88°F|
|Driest month:||January||83mm 3.3ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30°C 86°F|
|Wettest month:||May||377mm 14.8ins|