The best times to visit Ampara for ideal weather are
May 7th to September 2nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Ampara Travel Guide
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Weather in Ampara
Average temperatures in Ampara vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 16th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ampara, the hottest months are June, July, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 95.1°F (35.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.7°F (26.5°C) at night.
Ampara Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ampara Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Ampara Perceived Temperature (F)
Ampara Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ampara Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ampara are July, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.
When can you find snow in Ampara? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ampara.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ampara (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Ampara has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (61.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.7%).
Wind in Ampara is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 8.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ampara.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4.1||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.6||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3||Barely noticeable||6.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||2.2||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|May||2||Barely noticeable||5.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||1.9||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Sep||2||Barely noticeable||6.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.3||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||6.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ampara?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Sri Lanka; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 25, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Ampara, Sri Lanka is July, followed by August and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ampara in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Ampara Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ampara, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 13 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Ampara to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 82°F (27.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 18 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.