The climate in Hikkaduwa during December can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
December is in the winter in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||29.3°C 84.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.1°C 71.7°F|
|Average temperature||25.7°C 78.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||182 mm 7.2 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||28.1°C 82.5°F|
|Windspeed||11.4kph 7 mph|
On average December is the 5th driest 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.
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 Hikkaduwa in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||April||30.6°C 87.1°F|
|Driest month:||January||92mm 3.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.4°C 84.9°F|
|Wettest month:||October||352mm 13.9ins|