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Anuradhapura Weather And Best Time To Visit Anuradhapura
Weather in Anuradhapura of Sri Lanka is dry and sunny with moderate temperature, making it a pleasant destination for tourism. The best time to visit Anuradhapura is in the month of April through September. With the average temperature varying a little, the hottest time of the year in Anuradhapura is May, June and July, with the highest being 35.3°C in the latter half of May; and night temperature is 26°C roughly.
June through August is a period of least rainfall, with a chance of rain or snowfall in late October and early November for approx. 4 days. The most humid time of the year in Anuradhapura is December, with an average of 83.1%. The most ideal time to travel to Anuradhapura is hence July, August and January, with least incoming traffic in March.
With the combined features of temperatures and humidity levels, the weather’s quite warm with the highest temperature at 35.3°C in the day, and rainfalls confined to only 3-9 days in a month. Spring in Anuradhapura is the slowest for tourism, but opportune for some lucrative offers on travel.
The mid of the year witnesses a pleasant climate with the high temperature feeling quite warm and rainfalls of just a day or two at the maximum every month, making June through August the busiest time to be in Anuradhapura. It is best to book accommodation in advance, keeping the busy period in mind.
With the high temperatures oscillating between 34.3°C and 30°C, despite the humidity and wind levels, Anuradhapura experiences rain or snowfall 4-14 days in a month in autumn, slowing tourism down during this period. If you want to visit Anuradhapura during the fall season, you will find good deals on hotel stays and local tours.
In the winter months of December through February, warm weather travellers would enjoy the most. During this time, the average temperature is 32.6°C, on the higher side, while the minimum temperature is 28.7°C. Rainfall or snow occurs for about 5 days to a fortnight in a month, making it the second-best time of the year to visit Anuradhapura.