Sri Lanka Weather in November

The weather in Sri Lanka in November is hot with the high humidity in north and east areas due to the influence of northeast monsoon. South and west areas expect the decreased rainfall and the plenty of sunny days return as the time progresses. Since November is the beginning of the second rainy season and it is one of the wettest months of the year with the rainfall of 314mm.
The hottest cities in Sri Lanka in November:
Trincomalee: 30℃(86℉)
The coolest cities in Sri Lanka in November:
Nuwaea Eliya: 12℃(53.6℉)

Averages for Sri Lanka Weather in November

High Temperature
29°C (84.2°F)
Low Temperature
22°C (71.6°F)
314 mm (12.3 in)
05:58 ~ 06:07
17:50 ~ 17:52

 November Temperatures in Sri Lanka

What to Wear
If you travel to Sri Lanka in November, you should pack thin and breathable clothes like t-shirts and dress. You should also take the umbrella and raincoats.
November Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate: 


It is a beautiful sandy beach located on the southern Sri Lanka. You can appreciate the authentic sea view with few tourists, go to swimming, diving or surfing. It is also famed for the great whale watching spot; you can rent a boat to go out on the Indian Ocean watching dolphins, blue whales, etc.

Udawalawe National Park

Located on the south part of Sri Lanka, it is a great place to watch wild elephants. It is also a paradise for bird lovers who can observe a variety of species in the park. You can hire a local guide to accompany you.

Bundala National Park

It is one of the most important bird sanctuaries in the world with many lagoons. Bird enthusiasts can observe flamingo and various bird species in here. The best time to visit this national park is May to December and it is also the winter home for many birds.


It is a quiet resort in the west coast of Sri Lanka with the beautiful sandy beach as its attractions.  This small town is famous for the centuries-old fishing industry so tourists can taste many seafood. It is called “Little Rome” because of many Catholic buildings in the town, such as St. Mary’s Church.  People can visit Negombo Beach to enjoy a good holiday, go fishing in Negombo Lagoon, visit the Dutch Fort which was built in the colonial periods


It is called the festival of lights, often in October or November, to celebrate the victory of light over darkness. People who travel to Sri Lanka in this month can feel this passionate Hindu festival.

Cultural Triangle

It covers an area of the Sacred City of Anuradhapura, the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa and the Sacred City of Kandy. People can visit the world Heritages sites within these places and understand the splendid culture of Sri Lanka.

November 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
31°C / 87.8°F
24°C / 75.2°F
07:23/ 18:22
30°C / 86°F
24°C / 75.2°F
07:23/ 18:22