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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Trincomalee weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Trincomalee are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Trincomalee January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 125mm 7.1hrs 12.4hrs 27°C

Trincomalee's weather in January is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Trincomalee, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Trincomalee and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Trincomalee February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 106mm 8hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

February in Trincomalee is generally damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Trincomalee, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Trincomalee and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 106mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a 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 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Trincomalee March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 56mm 9.2hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in March in Trincomalee is characteristically very hot, humid and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Trincomalee.

March is in the spring in Trincomalee and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Trincomalee April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 55mm 8.7hrs 13hrs 30°C

Trincomalee's weather in April is typically very hot, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

April is in the spring in Trincomalee and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 26°C (78°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Trincomalee May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 49mm 7.7hrs 13.2hrs 30°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Trincomalee and the temperature is generally very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

May is in the spring in Trincomalee and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 35°C (94°F), whilst at night 27°C (80°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Trincomalee June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 25mm 7.1hrs 12.4hrs 29°C

June in Trincomalee is generally dry with the temperature being very hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Trincomalee, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Trincomalee and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 35°C (95°F), whilst at night 27°C (80°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 25mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Trincomalee July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 63mm 6.9hrs 12.6hrs 29°C

July in Trincomalee is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

July is in the summer in Trincomalee and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 34°C (94°F), whilst at night 26°C (78°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 63mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Trincomalee August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 84mm 7.8hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in August in Trincomalee is characteristically very hot and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

August is in the summer in Trincomalee and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (94°F), whilst at night 26°C (78°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 84mm 3.3 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Trincomalee September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 96mm 7.3hrs 13hrs 29°C

Trincomalee's weather in September is typically very hot and a little damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

September is in the fall / autumn in Trincomalee and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 25°C (78°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Trincomalee October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 223mm 7hrs 13.2hrs 29°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Trincomalee and the temperature is generally very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Trincomalee for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Trincomalee and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 223mm 8.8 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 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Trincomalee November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 343mm 6hrs 12.4hrs 29°C

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Trincomalee during the month of November

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

November is in the fall / autumn in Trincomalee and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 343mm 13.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Trincomalee December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 367mm 6hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

December in Trincomalee is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Trincomalee.

December is in the winter in Trincomalee and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Trincomalee with around 367mm 14.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Trincomalee weather stats

Trincomalee weather statistics
Hottest month: June 34.6°C 94.3°F
Driest month: June 25mm 1ins
Sunniest month: March 9.2hrs
Coldest month: January 27.8°C 82°F
Wettest month: December 367mm 14.4ins
Warmest sea: May 30°C 86°F
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