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.
|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|
|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.
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 2023.
|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|