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Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Weather forecast and temperature for today - Friday, 01. Mar

Partly Cloudy
06:22

18:22
+0530
Partly Cloudy
33°C / 25°C
  • Wind: 18km/h NW
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Precip. probability: 10%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • UV index: 11
Today, the sky will be relatively clouded.
The expected temperature range extends from a high of a tropical 33°C (91.4°F) to a low of a moderately hot 25°C (77°F).
The maximum heat index, which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be a sweltering 39°C (102.2°F). Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
The day's peak temperature will adhere to the standard high for March of 31.8°C (89.2°F).
Sunrise was at 06:22 and sunset will be at 18:22; the daylight will last for 12h and 0min.

Current condition and temperature - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Mostly Cloudy
10:46 +0530
Mostly Cloudy
  • 32°C
  • Feels like: 36°C
  • Wind: 14km/h NE
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Dewpoint: 22°C
  • Pressure: 1013.21mbar
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 9.66km
  • UV index: 7
In Colombo, currently, the weather is mostly cloudy.
The temperature is a tropical 32°C (89.6°F), while the felt air temperature, which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be a sweltering 36°C (96.8°F). The current temperature is almost at the maximum predicted 33°C (91.4°F) for today.

Frequently asked questions

What is the current temperature in Colombo?

At 10:46, the temperature in Colombo is 32°C (89.6°F). Feels-like temperature is 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the weather forecast for Colombo for today?

Today, the weather will be partly cloudy.

What will be the maximum temperature in Colombo today?

Today, the maximum temperature will be 33°C (91.4°F), while the minimum temperature will be 25°C (77°F). The maximum heat index, which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 39°C (102.2°F).
The maximum temperature will be in line with the average highest temperature of 31.8°C (89.2°F) in March. The lowest temperature will be also in line with the average low of 24.3°C (75.7°F).

When are sunrise and sunset today in Colombo?

On Friday, in Colombo, sunrise was at 06:22 and sunset will be at 18:22 (+0530).

How many hours of daylight will Colombo have today?

In Colombo, today, there will be 12h and 0min of daylight.

Hourly weather forecast and temperature - Colombo, Sri Lanka

11h
  • 32°C
  • Feels like:
    37°C
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: 15km/h NNW
  • Pressure: 1012mbar
  • Humidity: 56%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
12h
  • 33°C
  • Feels like:
    38°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 16km/h NW
  • Pressure: 1011mbar
  • Humidity: 54%
  • Precip. probability: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
13h
  • 33°C
  • Feels like:
    38°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 18km/h WNW
  • Pressure: 1010mbar
  • Humidity: 53%
  • Precip. probability: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
14h
  • 33°C
  • Feels like:
    38°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 15km/h WNW
  • Pressure: 1009mbar
  • Humidity: 54%
  • Precip. probability: 4%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
15h
  • 33°C
  • Feels like:
    38°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 15km/h WNW
  • Pressure: 1009mbar
  • Humidity: 54%
  • Precip. probability: 8%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
16h
  • 33°C
  • Feels like:
    38°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 15km/h NW
  • Pressure: 1009mbar
  • Humidity: 55%
  • Precip. probability: 10%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
17h
  • 32°C
  • Feels like:
    37°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 13km/h NW
  • Pressure: 1009mbar
  • Humidity: 62%
  • Precip. probability: 10%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
18h
  • 30°C
  • Feels like:
    35°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 13km/h NNW
  • Pressure: 1010mbar
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Precip. probability: 12%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
Sunset: 18:22
19h
  • 29°C
  • Feels like:
    35°C
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: 12km/h NNW
  • Pressure: 1011mbar
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Precip. probability: 11%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
20h
  • 29°C
  • Feels like:
    35°C
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: 11km/h NNW
  • Pressure: 1012mbar
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Precip. probability: 9%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
21h
  • 29°C
  • Feels like:
    33°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 10km/h NNE
  • Pressure: 1012mbar
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Precip. probability: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
22h
  • 28°C
  • Feels like:
    33°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 10km/h E
  • Pressure: 1013mbar
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Precip. probability: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
23h
  • 28°C
  • Feels like:
    32°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 10km/h E
  • Pressure: 1013mbar
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Precip. probability: 4%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
Today, the sky will be clouded.
The temperature will vary between a maximum of 33°C (91.4°F) and a minimum of 28°C (82.4°F). The feels-like temperature will be between the highest temperature of 38°C (100.4°F) and the lowest temperature of 32°C (89.6°F). The warmest part of the day will be from 12h to 16h.
The highest temperature will be resembling to March's average maximum of 31.8°C (89.2°F). The lowest temperature will be also comparable to the average minimum of 24.3°C (75.7°F) in March.
March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31.8°C (89.2°F), are the warmest months in Colombo.

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the capital city as well as the largest city of Sri Lanka. It is also the commercial, financial, and tourist hub of Sri Lanka, the administrative capital of Western Province, and the District Capital of the District of Colombo. Colombo is conveniently located on the Western Coast of the island for numerous harbor activities as well as strategically positioned for sea trade.
The perfect mix of the Dutch, Portuguese, and British ruling systems gives Colombo a rich cultural blend as well as a deep heritage of architecture as featured in the massive high-end malls, stunning skyscrapers, and ancient museums like the iconic Colombo National Museum.
From the historical displays in museums to the extensive religious effect of the churches, mosques, and temples, and even the sprawling nature parks, as well as the Giant Buddha statue, visitors have a full bucket list of attraction spots in Colombo. Shopping for basic needs and souvenirs is done at the Pettah Bazaar district, while walks and strolls, as well as biking, go on at the splendid Oceanside promenade, and even more, numerous beach hopping off points are available to the south of the island.

When to visit Colombo


Colombo has a perfect mixture of land and water, complete with many canals and the beautiful Beira Lake, as well as the natural Kelani and Modera Rivers. The city enjoys a tropical climate under the Köppen classification with some characteristics of a tropical rainforest climate. The weather is mainly influenced by the monsoons and is characterized by a moderately temperate climate all through the year, and alternating rainy seasons during the monsoons.
The rainy seasons are experienced between April and June and between September and December. During this season, Colombo receives the highest rainfall of the year, with the rain gauge meters going as high as 414.4mm (16.3") on average on the rainiest days. The wettest month remains November, with a total of fifteen rainy days.
The drier seasons come to Colombo between January and March and between July and August. Rainfall is still received during these seasons, although not as much as during the monsoon seasons. The driest month is January, with an average of only five rainfall days and an average rain gauge reading of 58.2mm (2.3").
The temperature in Colombo is moderately steady all year round, with the average low reading of 24.1°C (75.4°F), an average high reading of 30.7°C (87.3°F), and a daily mean average reading of 27.4°all through the year. Seeing that the temperature barely goes above 31°C (87.8°F) on the hottest days and below 22°C (71.6°F) on the coldest days, Colombo has no occurrences of the extreme summer scorch and severe winter chill. Sunshine is ample in Colombo throughout the year, and humidity averages remain high at 75% across the year.
The peak of the travel season to Colombo is anytime between December and March. During this time, the monsoon rains have calmed down considerably, making it easier to tour the city without hindrance. The humidity during this time is also moderately low and tolerable, and the temperature is warm and pleasant, averaging 26.5°C (79.7°F) per day.
Among the many activities and events in Colombo, the major one is the Vesak Buddhist Festival that happens in May every year, where Buddhists come together to celebrate and appreciate their religion.
  • en: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • es: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • sr: Kolombo, Šri Lanka
  • zh: 科伦坡, 斯里兰卡
  • Latitude: 6.927079°
  • Longitude: 79.861243°
  • Elevation: 11 m
  • Current time: 10:46 +0530
  • Sunrise: 06:22 +0530
  • Sunset: 18:22 +0530
  • Timezone: Asia/Colombo
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Useful resources

  • Gangaramaya Temple - historic Buddhist temple with a robust collection of artifacts and statues, plus vocational training.
  • Viharamahadevi Park - relaxed park with jogging trails, kids' play areas, space for picnics and activities like cycling.
  • Independence Memorial Hall - square in front of Independence Memorial Hall featuring a fountain topped by a statue.
  • Paradise Road - spacious retailer stocking stylish home goods and decor items, including dishware, handicrafts, and art.
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club - the Royal Colombo Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Sri Lanka. Established in 1880, it is located in the capital city of Colombo at The Ridgeway Links.
  • World Trade Center - the World Trade Center is a 152 m tall twin building in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The towers 39-storey towers are built over a 4-story retail podium.
  • Wolvendaal Church - established by the Dutch in 1692, this Protestant church is the oldest in Sri Lanka.
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka - official website
  • Colombo @ Wikipedia

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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