The best times to visit Kalkudah 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.

 

 


Other Kalkudah Travel Info

Weather in Kalkudah

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kalkudah 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 Kalkudah, 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.

Kalkudah Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kalkudah 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.

Kalkudah Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kalkudah Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kalkudah 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 82.9 79.5 74.7
Feb 84.2 80.4 75.4
Mar 87.3 82.7 77
Apr 89.9 84.5 78.4
May 91.9 85.9 79.5
Jun 94.3 86.4 79.4
Jul 94.7 86.2 79.2
Aug 92.5 85 78.4
Sep 91.8 84.6 78.1
Oct 88.4 82.7 76.9
Nov 85.4 80.9 75.8
Dec 83.3 79.9 75.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 26.4 23.7
Feb 29 26.9 24.1
Mar 30.7 28.2 25
Apr 32.2 29.2 25.8
May 33.3 29.9 26.4
Jun 34.6 30.2 26.3
Jul 34.8 30.1 26.2
Aug 33.6 29.4 25.8
Sep 33.2 29.2 25.6
Oct 31.3 28.2 24.9
Nov 29.7 27.2 24.3
Dec 28.5 26.6 24.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kalkudah 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 Kalkudah? 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 Kalkudah.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kalkudah (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 28% 0 13.7
Feb 26% 0 9.2
Mar 14% 0 2.9
Apr 13% 0 3.7
May 7% 0 1.6
Jun 5% 0 1.1
Jul 3% 0 0.6
Aug 9% 0 1.7
Sep 9% 0 1.7
Oct 27% 0 8.5
Nov 43% 0 14.1
Dec 58% 0 24

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 34.8
Feb 26 0 23.4
Mar 14 0 7.4
Apr 13 0 9.4
May 7 0 4.1
Jun 5 0 2.8
Jul 3 0 1.5
Aug 9 0 4.3
Sep 9 0 4.3
Oct 27 0 21.6
Nov 43 0 35.8
Dec 58 0 61

 

Humidity and Wind

Kalkudah 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 Kalkudah 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 Kalkudah.

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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 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
Jan 77.3%
Feb 76.8%
Mar 74.6%
Apr 74.8%
May 72.2%
Jun 63.3%
Jul 61.2%
Aug 66.4%
Sep 68.5%
Oct 75%
Nov 80.1%
Dec 81.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kalkudah?

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 Kalkudah, 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 Kalkudah 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81.4 in March means 81.4% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Kalkudah 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 Kalkudah, 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 Kalkudah 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.

 

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