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Negombo weather in October (Gampaha District, Sri Lanka)

Planning a trip to Negombo in October? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In October, Negombo typically experiences very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 25°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Negombo in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 338 mm for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense showers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 15 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 202 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Negombo. January, February and March typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, 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 Negombo climate page with graphs.

 

Negombo, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 50%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 338 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 77% *  
SunshineSunshine 202 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Colombo, Sri Lanka (34 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to go in Sri Lanka in October

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
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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