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Polonnaruwa weather in November (Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka)

Curious about the November weather in Polonnaruwa? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In November, Polonnaruwa generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 31°C. But by evening, they drop to around 23°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Precipitation

Polonnaruwa in November falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 246 mm for the month. It records the year's peak rainfall, often coming down quite heavily. We recommend bringing a poncho, which will keep you dry. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

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

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

 

Polonnaruwa, monthly averages in November

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 246 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  

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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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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.

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

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