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.
|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|
|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.
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 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|