Colombo Weather in October

What's the weather like in Colombo (Western) in October 2022?

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Colombo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

Colombo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30°C 86°F
Nightly temperature 23.8°C 74.8°F
Average temperature 26.9°C 80.4°F
Daily sunshine 6.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 371 mm 14.6 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 28.1°C 82.7°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 7.9kph 5 mph

On average October is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Colombo with around 371mm 14.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Colombo

Colombo average temperature in October

October rainfall

Colombo average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Colombo average rain in October

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 October 2022.

Other monthly averages

Best places to visit in October

UV index Best time to go?

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
Map showing location of Colombo (6.93194, 79.84778)

Locations nearby

Top Sri Lanka locations

Change units