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.
|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|
|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.
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 January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|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|