Bentota Weather in January

What's the weather like in Bentota, Sri Lanka in January 2019?

The climate in Bentota during January can be summarized as hot, humid and a little damp.

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.

Bentota weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.2°C 86.3°F
Nightly temperature 21.8°C 71.2°F
Average temperature 26°C 78.8°F
Daily sunshine 8.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 83 mm 3.3 ins
Rainy days 5 days
Sea temperature 27.6°C 81.7°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average January 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.

January temperatures in Bentota

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2018.

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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
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