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Sri Lanka weather in January 2024
Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Sri Lanka in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Sri Lanka in January before you book your next holiday to Sri Lanka in 2024/2025.
- 3131°C max day temperature
- 55 days with some rainfall
- 2222°C min night temperature
- 1212 hours of daylight per day
- HHigh heat & humidity
- 5555 mm of monthly rainfall
- 1111 (Extreme) UV index
- 2828°C sea temperature
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The January 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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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Sri Lanka in January. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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- Arugam Bay
- Mirissa Beach
- Mount Lavinia-Dehiwala
- Nuwara Eliya
Metric (°C / mm) | Imperial (°F / inches)
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How hot is it in Sri Lanka in January?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Colombo, Sri Lanka in January with high heat and humidity, falling to 22°C at night.
How sunny is it in Sri Lanka in January?
There are normally 8 hours of bright sunshine each day in Colombo, Sri Lanka in January - that's 67% of daylight hours.
How warm is the sea around Sri Lanka in January?
The average sea temperature around Colombo, Sri Lanka in January is 28°C.
Does it rain in Sri Lanka in January?
There are usually 5 days with some rain in Colombo, Sri Lanka in January and the average monthly rainfall is 55mm.
Sri Lanka January sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Sri Lanka in January 2024. Select a month to view Sri Lanka sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Sri Lanka sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Colombo.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Monday, 1st January 2024||06:22||18:06|
|Tuesday, 16th January 2024||06:27||18:13|
|Wednesday, 31st January 2024||06:29||18:19|
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