The best times to visit Waikkal for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 18th

or

May 21st to August 12th

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


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Weather in Waikkal

Temperature

Average temperatures in Waikkal vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Waikkal, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79°F (26.1°C) at night.

Waikkal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Waikkal 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.

Waikkal Perceived Temperature (F)

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Waikkal Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Waikkal 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan8879.572
Feb89.180.673
Mar89.18275.3
Apr88.582.376.4
May8883.879.3
Jun86.482.879.1
Jul85.682.279
Aug85.681.978.6
Sep85.881.777.7
Oct86.38176.1
Nov86.78074.4
Dec86.379.373.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan31.126.422.2
Feb31.72722.8
Mar31.727.824.1
Apr31.427.924.7
May31.128.826.3
Jun30.228.226.2
Jul29.827.926.1
Aug29.827.725.9
Sep29.927.625.4
Oct30.227.224.5
Nov30.426.723.6
Dec30.226.323.2


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Waikkal are February, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Waikkal? 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 Waikkal.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.5
Feb0%00
Mar1%00.2
Apr11%02
May4%01.5
Jun1%00.4
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep3%01
Oct3%00.7
Nov15%04.8
Dec5%00.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan301.3
Feb000
Mar100.5
Apr1105.1
May403.8
Jun101
Jul000
Aug000
Sep302.5
Oct301.8
Nov15012.2
Dec501

 

Humidity and Wind

Waikkal has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (64.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75.1%).

Wind in Waikkal is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.5 MPH or 15.3 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 late May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.8Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Feb6.5Light breeze11Significant breeze
Mar5.3Light breeze9.6Significant breeze
Apr5.3Light breeze10Gentle breeze
May8Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Jun8.1Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Jul8.2Gentle breeze11.6Significant breeze
Aug8.2Gentle breeze11.8Significant breeze
Sep7.6Gentle breeze11.4Significant breeze
Oct6Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Nov5.2Light breeze9.5Significant breeze
Dec6.6Light breeze11.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.9%
Feb65.1%
Mar68.7%
Apr73.5%
May73.2%
Jun74.2%
Jul72.7%
Aug73.1%
Sep74.1%
Oct75%
Nov75.1%
Dec73%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Waikkal?

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 Waikkal, 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 Waikkal 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 somewhat 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 Waikkal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Waikkal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 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 Waikkal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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