Sri Lanka Weather in February

The weather in Sri Lanka in February is very good. The south and west coastal areas expect high chances of sunny days and you can go to many beaches to enjoy your holiday. As for the north and east regions, the climate is relatively dry than the previous months. This month belongs to the peak travel season and you might encounter the large crowds.
The hottest cities in Sri Lanka in February:
Anuradhapura: 32℃(89.6℉)
The coolest cities in Sri Lanka in February:
Nuwaea Eliya: 10℃(50℉)

Averages for Sri Lanka Weather in February

High Temperature
30°C (86°F)
Low Temperature
21°C (69.8°F)
82 mm (3.2 in)
06:24 ~ 06:29
18:19 ~ 18:23

February Temperatures in Sri Lanka

What to Wear
In the daytime, you should wear breathable clothes such as shirts and dress. In the nighttime, you can wear thin jeans and casual clothes.

February Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate: 

Sri Lanka’s attractions are scattered throughout the island, but the most popular areas are the southwest coast, the central ancient city, Kandy and hill country. The types of these scenic spots are very diverse: from the seashore to the mountainous areas, religious sites to fresh tea gardens, world’s cultural heritage to the wildlife safari. If you travel to Sri Lanka in this month, there are many choices you can choose.

The Cultural Triangle

It actually includes Anuradhapura as the northern point, Polonnaruwa standing on the east and Kandy as the southern point. It is the center of Sri Lanka’s culture and art and was listed by UNESCO in the World Cultural And Natural Heritage List. People can appreciate the unique ancient architectural art, religious temples, splendid national civilization and exotic customs.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

It is recorded that the Buddha tooth was brought to Sri Lanka by an Indian princess and gradually became a sacred object to bless the king. It is a holy place for the Buddhist around the world and was listed as one of the World Cultural Heritages. People can feel the solemnity and sanctity in this place.


The fortified city of Galle, also known as the Galle Fortress, is an ancient city that still exists today. It was listed as one of the Sri Lanka’s seven World Cultural Heritage Sites. The old city walls are the iconic symbol of the local landscape, witnessing the changes in the colonial periods. People can feel the deep exotic European architectural style here.

Whale Watching

Sri Lanka is a paradise for watching blue whales and dolphins. It is the peak season of watching whales in Mirissa and other southwestern coastal areas between November to March. People can enjoy the calm and flat sea view and watch the elegant whales and dolphins jumping sporadically.

February Weather of Major Sri Lanka Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
34°C/ 93.2°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:25/ 17:32 44
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:20/ 18:07 84
33°C / 91.4°F 22°C / 71.6°F 07:56/ 18:38 79
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:45/ 18:30 83
29°C / 84.2°F 14°C / 57.2°F 07:08/ 18:13 72
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
31°C / 87.8°F
23°C / 73.4°F 07:41/ 18:34 79
30°C / 86°F 22°C / 71.6°F 06:51/ 17:35 75
30°C / 86°F 17°C / 62.6°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
29°C / 84.2°F   24°C / 75.2°F 07:44/ 17:48 57
Nuwara Eliya
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:03/ 18:11 74
Sri Jayewardenepura-Kotte
33°C / 91.4°F
24°C / 75.2°F
06:58/ 16:36
30°C / 86°F
24°C / 75.2°F
06:58/ 16:36