Colombo Water Temperature

Colombo is a city close to Laccadive Sea. April is the month with the highest water temperature at 86°F / 30°C.
The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 81.3°F / 27.4°C.
January is the driest at 1.1in / 27.2mm and October the wettest month with 17.8in / 451mm.
With an average air temperature of 81.3°F / 27.4°C, March is the warmest month in a year. December is the coldest with 78.3°F / 25.7°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as tropical rainforest climate. Best time to Visit would be in January, February, June, July, August, September, December.

Colombo Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 28 °C / 82.4 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: April with 30°C / 86°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: August with 27.4°C / 81.3°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: March with 27.4°C / 81.3°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: December with 25.7°C / 78.3°F
Wettest Month: October with 451mm / 17.8in
Driest Month: January with 27.2mm / 1.1in
Highest Humidity June with 86.9%
Lowest Humidity February with 73%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, June, July, August, September, December
Climate Classification tropical rainforest climate

Colombo water temperature by month

Laccadive Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

27.9 27.8 27.6

February

28.7 28.2 27.8

March

29.7 29.2 28.7

April

30.1 29.9 29.6

May

29.9 29.3 28.6

June

28.7 28.2 27.8

July

27.9 27.5 27.2

August

27.7 27.4 27.2

September

28.3 27.9 27.6

October

28.8 28.4 28.1

November

29 28.8 28.7

December

28.7 28.3 27.9

Laccadive Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

82.2 82 81.7

February

83.7 82.8 82

March

85.5 84.6 83.7

April

86.2 85.8 85.3

May

85.8 84.7 83.5

June

83.7 82.8 82

July

82.2 81.5 81

August

81.9 81.3 81

September

82.9 82.2 81.7

October

83.8 83.1 82.6

November

84.2 83.8 83.7

December

83.7 82.9 82.2
The hottest water temperature typically reached in April with around 86°F / 30°C. The coldest in August with an average water temperature of 81.3°F / 27.4°C.

Colombo weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 23
Few clouds
91 °F
71°F
33 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
78%
Jan. 24
Broken clouds
89 °F
69°F
32 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
74%
Jan. 25
Overcast clouds
89 °F
67°F
31 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Jan. 26
Overcast clouds
88 °F
67°F
31 °C
19°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Jan. 27
Overcast clouds
89 °F
67°F
32 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
20 %
77%
Jan. 28
Overcast clouds
90 °F
68°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
10 %
80%
Jan. 29
Overcast clouds
90 °F
70°F
32 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (2mm)
45 %
80%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 30
Light rain
92 °F
71°F
33 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (8mm)
75 %
84%
Jan. 31
Light rain
92 °F
72°F
33 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (5mm)
65 %
80%
Feb. 01
Overcast clouds
90 °F
70°F
32 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (3mm)
45 %
79%
Feb. 02
Overcast clouds
91 °F
71°F
33 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Feb. 03
Moderate rain
90 °F
71°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
north-northeast
0in (13mm)
80 %
76%
Feb. 04
Light rain
82 °F
72°F
28 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
northeast
0in (7mm)
70 %
78%
Feb. 05
Overcast clouds
91 °F
70°F
33 °C
21°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (3mm)
50 %
88%
Feb. 06
Light rain
91 °F
73°F
33 °C
23°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (10mm)
75 %
72%
Feb. 07
Broken clouds
78 °F
75°F
25 °C
24°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southwest
0in (3mm)
45 %
76%

Colombo weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

31 26.2 22.5 27.2 1 73.2%

February

32.1 26.9 23 57.6 3 73%

March

31.8 27.4 23.7 156 22 77.3%

April

31.2 27.3 24.7 307.4 28 83.4%

May

30.4 27.1 25 385.6 29 86.4%

June

29 26.7 24.7 395.2 29 86.9%

July

28.9 26.4 24.5 317.5 30 86.4%

August

28.7 26.3 24.4 311.1 30 86.6%

September

28.9 26.2 24.2 351.7 28 86.3%

October

29.2 26.1 23.7 451 0 86.6%

November

29.4 25.8 23.2 365.3 25 85.8%

December

29.8 25.7 22.3 111.6 18 81.5%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

87.8 79.2 72.5 1.1 1 73.2%

February

89.8 80.4 73.4 2.3 3 73%

March

89.2 81.3 74.7 6.1 22 77.3%

April

88.2 81.1 76.5 12.1 28 83.4%

May

86.7 80.8 77 15.2 29 86.4%

June

84.2 80.1 76.5 15.6 29 86.9%

July

84 79.5 76.1 12.5 30 86.4%

August

83.7 79.3 75.9 12.2 30 86.6%

September

84 79.2 75.6 13.8 28 86.3%

October

84.6 79 74.7 17.8 0 86.6%

November

84.9 78.4 73.8 14.4 25 85.8%

December

85.6 78.3 72.1 4.4 18 81.5%
The warmest avg. temperature is around 81.3°F / 27.4°C, March is the month with the highest temperature. December is the coolest with 78.3°F / 25.7°C average air temperature. January is the month with the min. precipitation of 1.1in / 27.2mm and October with the max. precipitation in a year with 17.8in / 451mm.

Activities & POI in Colombo

Type of Activity List
Attraction Jami Ul Alfar Mosque, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct Colombo, Chatham Street Clock Tower, Old Dutch Hospital, Pettah Floating Market
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