Hikkaduwa Weather in May

What's the weather like in Hikkaduwa (Southern) in May 2022?

The climate in Hikkaduwa during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Hikkaduwa weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29.9°C 85.9°F
Nightly temperature 24.5°C 76°F
Average temperature 27.2°C 81°F
Daily sunshine 6.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 328 mm 12.9 ins
Rainy days 12 days
Sea temperature 29.4°C 84.9°F
Humidity 82%
Windspeed 13.6kph 8 mph

On average May is the 2nd wettest 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.

May temperatures in Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa average temperature in May

May rainfall

Hikkaduwa average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Hikkaduwa average rain in May

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 May 2021.

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Hikkaduwa weather stats

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
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