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Sri Lanka's lies between 5 and 10 north latitude making the Sri Lanka climate typically tropical with an average temperature of 27°C though it is cooler on the high altitudes. It can be said that there is no off season due to the climate Sri Lanka is normally bright, sunny, warm days even during the height of the monsoon. The south west monsoon brings rain mainly from May to July to the western, southern and central regions of the island, while the north-east monsoon rains occur in the northern and eastern regions in December and January. January is the coolest month, causing people, especially those in the highlands, to wear coats and sweaters. May, the hottest period, precedes the summer monsoon rains.

Humidity for Sri Lanka climate is generally higher in the southwest and mountainous areas and depends on the seasonal patterns of rainfall. The country from sea level to 7000-foot high national parks, the country possesses numerous geographical and climatic zones. It’s certainly going to amaze any traveler to this country and he will never tire of the constantly changing patterns of the countryside. Due to the climate Sri Lanka it sees rainfall throughout the year, though some months are considered to be wet months. The south & west has a monsoon in May and an inter-monsoon in October when rain and thunderstorms can occur. Generally, during monsoon the rain will fall for longer periods and will be a little heavier.

Climate Sri Lanka makes the best time to travel between the main rainy seasons. The period from November to April is the driest season on the south west coast and up in the hills. Here, some of the best beaches and many other places of tourist interest are located. Therefore, period between November and April is the best time to visit this region and this period is also considered as tourist season in Srilanka. May to September is the best time to visit east coast, as it is dry during this period. Sri Lanka is round-the-year destination-there is always a good time to visit at least some part of the country.

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