The climate in Hikkaduwa during January can be summarized as hot, humid and a little damp.
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.
|Daytime temperature||29.6°C 85.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||21.4°C 70.5°F|
|Average temperature||25.5°C 77.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||92 mm 3.6 ins|
|Rainy days||5 days|
|Sea temperature||27.7°C 81.9°F|
|Windspeed||13kph 8 mph|
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.
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 January 2023.
|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|