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May Rainfall Precipitation in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka in May precipitation ranges from moderate in Trincomalee with 50 mm of rainfall to heavy in Beruwala with 347 mm of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in Sri Lanka in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in Sri Lanka on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does Sri Lanka receive in May?
  • May in Kandy is marked by substantial rain, totaling an average of 141 mm. Rapid weather changes are common due to the frequent precipitation.

  • What is the wettest city in May in Sri Lanka?
  • Based on our records, Beruwala is the location with the highest average precipitation, receiving about 347 mm.

  • What is the driest city in May in Sri Lanka?
  • Based on our records, Trincomalee registers the lowest average precipitation, with only 50 mm.

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