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Colombo Climate & Temperature

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka is at 6°54'N, 79°51'E, 7 m (23 ft). See map.
  • Colombo has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • The average temperature is 27.4 degrees Celsius (81.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Colombo Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2404 mm (94.6 inches) which is equivalent to 2404 Litres/m² (58.96 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Colombo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands.

Colombo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (88) 31 (88) 32 (89) 32 (89) 31 (88) 30 (87) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (87) 31 (87)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (80) 27 (80) 28 (82) 28 (83) 28 (83) 28 (82) 28 (82) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (72) 23 (73) 24 (75) 25 (76) 26 (78) 26 (78) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 24 (75) 23 (74) 23 (73) 24 (75)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 62 (2) 69 (3) 130 (5) 253 (10) 382 (15) 186 (7) 125 (5) 114 (4) 236 (9) 369 (15) 310 (12) 168 (7) 2404 (95)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 7 (25) 11 (35) 18 (60) 23 (74) 22 (73) 15 (48) 15 (48) 17 (57) 21 (68) 19 (63) 12 (39) 188 (51)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 45' 11h 53' 12h 04' 12h 16' 12h 25' 12h 30' 12h 28' 12h 20' 12h 09' 11h 57' 11h 47' 11h 43' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 63.1 72.2 83.1 85 76.7 73.5 76.3 84.7 83.6 72 63 59.7 74.5

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