> > Sri Lanka > Hambantota

Sri Lanka flag

Hambantota Climate & Temperature

  • Hambantota, Sri Lanka is at 6°6'N, 81°8'E, 16 m (52 ft). See map.
  • Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with a pronounced dry season in the high-sun months, no cold season, wet season is in the low-sun months (Köppen-Geiger classification: As).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Hambantota is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 27.2 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Hambantota Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1045 mm (41.1 inches) which is equivalent to 1045 Litres/m² (25.63 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Hambantota you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands.

Hambantota Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 30 (86) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (87) 30 (87) 31 (87) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (85) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 27 (80) 27 (81) 28 (83) 28 (83) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (78) 25 (77) 25 (76) 25 (76) 25 (76) 24 (76) 24 (74) 23 (74) 24 (76)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 58 (2) 47 (2) 66 (3) 95 (4) 89 (4) 59 (2) 48 (2) 55 (2) 71 (3) 151 (6) 188 (7) 118 (5) 1045 (41)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 5 (18) 7 (23) 10 (33) 12 (39) 12 (40) 7 (23) 8 (26) 8 (27) 13 (42) 15 (50) 12 (39) 118 (32)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 48' 11h 55' 12h 04' 12h 15' 12h 23' 12h 27' 12h 26' 12h 18' 12h 08' 11h 58' 11h 50' 11h 46' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 63.8 73 83.8 84.3 75.9 72.7 75.6 84 84.3 72.8 63.8 60.5 74.6

Get Greater Insight into Hambantotas Climate

Climatemps.com contains over 12 and a half million climate comparison reports ready to view now. Colour coded comparison tables highlight differences and similarities in the data so you can better understand the nuances. Select the first letter of a location (for example one you know well) to discover the greater insight analysing Hambantotas climate relative to these others facilitates:

Homepage


Go up