Colombo weather in May 2024

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Colombo in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Colombo in May before you book your next holiday to Sri Lanka in 2024/2025.

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Colombo31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 14 days with some rainfall in May in Colombo14
    14 days with some rainfall
  • 25°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Colombo25
    25°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in May in Colombo12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in ColomboVH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 382 mm monthly rainfall in May in Colombo382
    382 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Colombo11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 29°C sea temperature in May in Colombo29
    29°C sea temperature

The May weather guide for Sri Lanka (Colombo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Colombo in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Colombo in May with very high heat and humidity, falling to 25°C at night.

How sunny is it in Colombo in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Colombo in May - that's 51% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Colombo in May?

The average sea temperature around Colombo in May is 29°C.

Does it rain in Colombo in May?

There are usually 14 days with some rain in Colombo in May and the average monthly rainfall is 382mm.

Colombo May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Colombo in May 2024. Select a month to view Colombo sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 05:57 18:19
Thursday, 16th May 2024 05:54 18:20
Friday, 31st May 2024 05:53 18:23

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