Adams Peak weather in January (Sri Lanka)

What can you expect from the weather in Adams Peak during January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Adams Peak generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 28°C, while nights can cool down to about 19°C.

Adams Peak in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 299 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 6 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 248 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Adams Peak. August typically offers the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Adams Peak climate page with graphs.

 

Adams Peak, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 19°C  
Max Temperature 28°C  
Chance of Rain 20%  
Precipitation 299 mm  
Rainy days 6 days  
Humidity 69% *  
Sunshine 248 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Ratnapura, Sri Lanka (17 KM, 10 Miles).

Where to go in Sri Lanka in January

Find out more about the weather in Sri Lanka in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Adams Peak in January?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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