What’s the weather like in Sri Lanka in February
For beautifully warm and dry weather, February is the perfect month to visit the island nation of Sri Lanka. With high temperatures and plenty of sun, it’s a lovely time of year to explore the island or simply relax on the idyllic beaches. February falls outside of the monsoon season in Sri Lanka, so you’ll avoid torrential downpours of rain. Humidity can be fairly high, so remember to bring light layers to stay cool.
In February the capital city Colombo experiences average temperatures of 27°C during the daytime. With highs of 31°C, you’ll need to wear plenty of sun cream and seek shade during the hottest parts of the day. The sea is around 28°C at this time of the year, perfect for splashing in the shallows or snorkelling among the tropical sea life. If you’re visiting at this time, expect slightly cooler temperatures with a daytime average of 23°C in Kandy. Sri Lanka usually has nine hours of sunshine each day in February, with sunset at around 6.20pm.