Sigiriya monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Sigiriya

Sigiriya average temperature chart (Celsius) Sigiriya average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Sigiriya (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28.2 30 31.6 31.9 31.6 30.8 30.6 30.7 30.8 30.1 29 28
°F 82.8 86 88.9 89.5 88.8 87.4 87.1 87.2 87.4 86.1 84.2 82.5

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Sigiriya monthly rainfall chart (mm) Sigiriya monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Sigiriya (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 109 87 84 169 97 55 70 71 99 267 298 258
inches 4.3 3.4 3.3 6.7 3.8 2.2 2.8 2.8 3.9 10.5 11.7 10.1
Rainy days 5 5 6 11 8 8 8 8 9 14 15 13

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Sigiriya

Sigiriya average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Sigiriya
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.3 8.1 8.9 8.2 7 6.5 6.3 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.1 6.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Sigiriya average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Sigiriya average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Sigiriya (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 20.6 20.8 22 23.1 23.9 23.9 23.4 23.2 22.9 22.4 21.8 21.4
Max °C 28.4 30.3 31.9 32.2 31.8 31 30.8 30.9 31 30.3 29.2 28.2
Min °F 69.1 69.4 71.5 73.5 74.9 74.9 74.1 73.7 73.1 72.2 71.2 70.5
Max °F 76.1 77.9 80.4 81.7 82 81.3 80.8 80.6 80.4 79.3 77.9 76.6

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Sigiriya average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Sigiriya average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Sigiriya in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 27.4 27.9 28.9 29.9 29.6 28.6 28 27.9 28.1 28.5 28.6 27.9
°F 81.4 82.2 84 85.7 85.2 83.5 82.4 82.2 82.6 83.3 83.4 82.1

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Sigiriya average winspeed by month (km/h) Sigiriya average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Sigiriya (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 13 11 9 8 13 17 15 15 14 10 10 13
mph 8 7 6 5 8 10 9 9 9 6 6 8

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Sigiriya relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Sigiriya
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
75% 71% 71% 76% 75% 72% 72% 72% 73% 77% 80% 80%

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Sigiriya weather stats

Sigiriya weather statistics
Hottest month: May 31.6°C 88.9°F
Driest month: June 55mm 2.2ins
Sunniest month: March 8.9hrs
Coldest month: January 28.2°C 82.8°F
Wettest month: November 298mm 11.7ins
Warmest sea: April 29.9°C 85.8°F
Map showing location of Sigiriya (7.9518, 80.7426)

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