Colombo Weather in March

What's the weather like in Colombo (Western) in March 2025?

The climate in Colombo during March can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

March is in the spring in Colombo and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

Colombo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.8°C 89.2°F
Nightly temperature 23.5°C 74.2°F
Average temperature 27.6°C 81.7°F
Daily sunshine 9.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 136 mm 5.4 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 28.9°C 84.1°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 7.2kph 5 mph

On average March is the 5th driest month of the year in Colombo with around 136mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Colombo

Colombo average temperature in March

March rainfall

Colombo average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Colombo average rain in March

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 Colombo in March 2024.

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Colombo weather stats

Colombo weather statistics
Hottest month: May 30.9°C 87.6°F
Driest month: January 55mm 2.2ins
Sunniest month: March 9.2hrs
Coldest month: December 30.1°C 86.2°F
Wettest month: May 382mm 15ins
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