Adams Peak weather in May (Sri Lanka)

Planning a trip to Adams Peak in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Adams Peak typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 28°C. But by evening, they drop to around 22°C.

Adams Peak in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 316 mm for the month. Typically around 12 days of rainfall is expected.

With around 202 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Adams Peak. August typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December tend to have 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 May

Min Temperature 22°C  
Max Temperature 28°C  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 316 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Sunshine 202 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Ratnapura, Sri Lanka (17 KM, 10 Miles).

Where to go in Sri Lanka in May

Find out more about the weather in Sri Lanka in May 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 May?

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 May.

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

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