Best time to swim in Sri Lanka Sea temperature by month

Do you want to go to the seaside in Sri Lanka? But when should you go to be sure to enjoy good sea water temperature and be able to swim for a long time? Now or another month during the year? On this page, find the sea temperature by month in Sri Lanka.

Swimming in Sri Lanka by month

Discover swimming conditions in detail in Sri Lanka by month below. Click on the links for each month to see details about the sea temperature in the cities of: Colombo, Jaffna, Bentota, Galle and Hikkaduwa.

Month sea temperature Details
81°F to 82°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in january
82°F to 84°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in february
84°F to 85°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in march
86°F to 87°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in april
85°F to 87°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in may
83°F to 86°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in june
81°F to 86°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in july
81°F to 85°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in august
82°F to 85°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in september
84°F to 85°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in october
83°F to 85°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in november
81°F to 83°F Sea temperature
in Sri Lanka in december

Where and when should you swim in Sri Lanka?

Colombo

Best time to swim in Colombo

It is possible to swim all year in Colombo.

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Jaffna

Best time to swim in Jaffna

It is possible to swim all year in Jaffna.

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Bentota

Best time to swim in Bentota

It is possible to swim all year in Bentota.

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Galle

Best time to swim in Galle

It is possible to swim all year in Galle.

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Hikkaduwa

Best time to swim in Hikkaduwa

It is possible to swim all year in Hikkaduwa.

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Other cities and places in Sri Lanka:

Water temperatures in Sri Lanka over the entire year

On this chart, we show you the variation of the average sea water temperature in Sri Lanka for the cities of: Colombo, Jaffna, Bentota, Galle and Hikkaduwa.

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