When is the best time to go to Hikkaduwa

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Hikkaduwa weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Hikkaduwa are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Hikkaduwa January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 92mm 7.9hrs 12.5hrs 28°C

The climate in Hikkaduwa during January can be summarized as hot, humid and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hikkaduwa, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Hikkaduwa and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 21°C (71°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 92mm 3.6 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 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Hikkaduwa February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 102mm 8.6hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

February in Hikkaduwa is generally damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hikkaduwa, with some very good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 2nd 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.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a 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 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Hikkaduwa March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 130mm 8.9hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in March in Hikkaduwa is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hikkaduwa for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 130mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Hikkaduwa April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 245mm 7.9hrs 13hrs 30°C

Hikkaduwa's weather in April is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hikkaduwa for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 245mm 9.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Hikkaduwa May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 328mm 6.5hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Hikkaduwa and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

May is in the spring in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 328mm 12.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Hikkaduwa June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 227mm 6.4hrs 12.5hrs 29°C

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Hikkaduwa during the month of June

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

June is in the summer in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 227mm 8.9 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 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in June »

July

Hikkaduwa July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 207mm 6.3hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

July in Hikkaduwa is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

July is in the summer in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 207mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in July »

August

Hikkaduwa August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 180mm 6.4hrs 12.8hrs 28°C

The weather in August in Hikkaduwa is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

August is in the summer in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 180mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in August »

September

Hikkaduwa September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 262mm 6.3hrs 13hrs 28°C

Hikkaduwa's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

September is in the fall / autumn in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 262mm 10.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in September »

October

Hikkaduwa October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 352mm 6.5hrs 13.1hrs 28°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Hikkaduwa and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

October is in the fall / autumn in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 352mm 13.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in October »

November

Hikkaduwa November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 301mm 6.9hrs 12.5hrs 29°C

Hikkaduwa's weather in November is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

November is in the fall / autumn in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 301mm 11.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Hikkaduwa December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 182mm 6.9hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

December in Hikkaduwa is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hikkaduwa.

December is in the winter in Hikkaduwa and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 182mm 7.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Hikkaduwa weather in December »

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Hikkaduwa weather statistics
Hottest month: April 30.6°C 87.1°F
Driest month: January 92mm 3.6ins
Sunniest month: March 8.9hrs
Coldest month: January 29.4°C 84.9°F
Wettest month: October 352mm 13.9ins
Warmest sea: April 29.8°C 85.6°F
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