Bentota Weather in May

What's the weather like in Bentota (Southern) in May 2022?

The climate in Bentota during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Bentota and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

Bentota weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.4°C 86.7°F
Nightly temperature 24.9°C 76.8°F
Average temperature 27.6°C 81.7°F
Daily sunshine 6.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 377 mm 14.8 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 29.2°C 84.6°F
Humidity 82%
Windspeed 12kph 7 mph

On average May is the wettest 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.

May temperatures in Bentota

Bentota average temperature in May

May rainfall

Bentota average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Bentota average rain in May

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 May 2022.

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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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