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Gampaha weather in November (Gampaha District, Sri Lanka)

Looking to travel to Gampaha in November? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In November, Gampaha generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 31°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 24°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Gampaha in November falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 329 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

With around 210 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, November may not be the ideal month to visit Gampaha. January typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Gampaha, monthly averages in November

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 24°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 49%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 329 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 76% *  
SunshineSunshine 210 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Colombo, Sri Lanka (25 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in Sri Lanka in November

Find out more about the weather in Sri Lanka and which places have the best travel 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 this month?

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.

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

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