Best time to visit Jaffna

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When is the best time to visit Jaffna?

The best time to visit Jaffna is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Jaffna28
    Jan
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Jaffna29
    Feb
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Jaffna31
    Mar
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Jaffna33
    Apr
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Jaffna34
    May
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Jaffna33
    Jun
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Jaffna33
    Jul
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Jaffna33
    Aug
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Jaffna32
    Sep
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Jaffna31
    Oct
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Jaffna29
    Nov
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Jaffna28
    Dec

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The weather guide for Sri Lanka (Jaffna) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Jaffna?

The hottest time of year in Jaffna is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Jaffna?

In terms of rainfall, November is usually the wettest month in Jaffna with 327mm on average. There are normally 12 days in November with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Jaffna?

The sunniest time of year in Jaffna is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 73% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Jaffna?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Jaffna in April when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

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