Colombo - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

It's always about 85F, whether it is sunny or raining. It's usually rainy from May-July and August-December. The rest of the time it's hot and sunny. - Sep 2020


It's always warm, ranging from comfortably warm to uncomfortably hot. The seasons differ on the west and east coast. In Colombo, it rains frequently from May to October. The other half of year can be quite dry. - Apr 2020


It's hot, year round. Two rainy seasons one in the "fall" ending late October and one in the early summer - beginning in May. Even in the rainy seasons, though, there are periods of sun, it's just when the rain comes, it comes hard and fast. - Sep 2017


Hot and hotter, humid and a little less humid! It is a tropical island, so you get what goes with that and what makes it so green!

It rains from May to September, more or less. However leading up to that, from March to May it is extraordinarily hot! But it is the same in most places in this region. - Mar 2017


Hot, humid, rainy seasons. - Sep 2013


Humid! Two monsoons a year. - Sep 2012


The climate is hot and humid year round. There are two monsoons - in the southwest from approximately April-July/August; in the northeast from November/December-February. - Dec 2011


Two rainy seasons. Rest of the year sunny and around 30 degrees celsius. - Feb 2010


Monsoons in autumn. - Sep 2008


Hot and humid April - November. Pleasant December-March. - Feb 2008


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