The best times to visit Embilipitiya for ideal weather are

May 28th to August 19th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Embilipitiya Travel Info

Weather in Embilipitiya

Temperature

Average temperatures in Embilipitiya vary barely at all. 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 14th 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 Embilipitiya, the hottest months are May, April, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 90.6°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.9°F (26.1°C) at night.

Embilipitiya Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Embilipitiya Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Embilipitiya Perceived Temperature (F)

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Embilipitiya Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Embilipitiya 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 88.3 79.8 73.3
Feb 89.3 80.5 73.7
Mar 90.3 82.2 75.6
Apr 89.9 82.6 77
May 88.8 82.8 78.5
Jun 89 82.3 78
Jul 90.2 82.3 77.6
Aug 89 81.7 77.2
Sep 87.7 81.2 76.9
Oct 88 81.2 76.3
Nov 87.8 80.2 75
Dec 87 79.6 74.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.3 26.6 22.9
Feb 31.8 26.9 23.2
Mar 32.4 27.9 24.2
Apr 32.2 28.1 25
May 31.6 28.2 25.8
Jun 31.7 27.9 25.6
Jul 32.3 27.9 25.3
Aug 31.7 27.6 25.1
Sep 30.9 27.3 24.9
Oct 31.1 27.3 24.6
Nov 31 26.8 23.9
Dec 30.6 26.4 23.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Embilipitiya are July, February, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Embilipitiya? 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 Embilipitiya.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Embilipitiya (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 2.3
Feb 10% 0 2.1
Mar 11% 0 2.4
Apr 19% 0 3.3
May 14% 0 2
Jun 18% 0 1.9
Jul 9% 0 0.8
Aug 17% 0 3.5
Sep 23% 0 4
Oct 27% 0 4.9
Nov 34% 0 7.6
Dec 30% 0 5.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 5.8
Feb 10 0 5.3
Mar 11 0 6.1
Apr 19 0 8.4
May 14 0 5.1
Jun 18 0 4.8
Jul 9 0 2
Aug 17 0 8.9
Sep 23 0 10.2
Oct 27 0 12.4
Nov 34 0 19.3
Dec 30 0 15

 

Humidity and Wind

Embilipitiya has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (72.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (80.1%).

Wind in Embilipitiya is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 15.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Embilipitiya.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 6.7 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
May 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Jun 9 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Aug 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.6%
Feb 73.6%
Mar 73.5%
Apr 77.5%
May 80.1%
Jun 76.7%
Jul 72.8%
Aug 76.1%
Sep 78.8%
Oct 78.3%
Nov 79.7%
Dec 79.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Embilipitiya?

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 Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka is December, followed by October and August. 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 Embilipitiya in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.7 in June means 51.7% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Embilipitiya Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Embilipitiya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Embilipitiya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 86°F (30°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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