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Sri Lanka Weather

Sri Lanka's Information

Flag of Sri Lanka
Land Area 64,630 km2
Water Area 980 km2
Total Area 65,610km2 (#120)
Population 21,203,000 (#58)
Population Density 328.07/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $237.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,200
Currency Rupee (LKR)
Largest Cities


Based on its tropical latitude, Sri Lanka is hot and humid throughout the year, with daily high temperatures averaging near 84°F (28°C).

Summer monsoons (May - October) and winter monsoons (December - March) cover the south and southwestern parts of the island with rain. Conditions are drier in the central and north.

From December through February, overall conditions are moderate, with average highs in the low 70s (21°C).

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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