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Hikkaduwa Weather And Best Time To Visit Hikkaduwa

Planning A Trip To Hikkaduwa? Here's a snapshot of Hikkaduwa weather and the best time to visit Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa is a sea resort town in Sri Lanka, centring around the ideal beach holiday idea. Hikkaduwa's weather rarely witnesses varying temperatures. Given the levels of humidity and warm temperatures with a chance of rainfall through most parts of the year, Hikkaduwa is less temperate in comparison to other tourist destinations, about 4% from a perspective of pleasant weather conditions. The hottest period to visit Hikkaduwa is May, April and then March, with the maximum temperature being approx. 31.8°C in the day in the early part of May and the minimum being 26.1°C in the night.


With some extremely humid months, Hikkaduwa experiences a high volume of stickiness through the year with the least level of humidity in March and maximum in July. The winds in this part of the country are usually calm with the breeze being at its peak in June, July and May. The busiest time for tourism is in December, followed by October and then August, with less or no traffic in June.

Spring (March-May)

Spring (March-May):  Hikkaduwa Weather And Best Time To Visit Hikkaduwa
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The months of March through May are usually warm, thanks to the combined forces of temperatures and humidity levels in a range of 31.8°C-29.8°C. With over 6 to 12 days of rainfall anticipated each month, spring season is the slowest period for tourism in Hikkaduwa and is rich with lucrative travel offerings. 

Summer (June-August)

Summer (June-August):  Hikkaduwa Weather And Best Time To Visit Hikkaduwa
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Mid-year witnesses comfortably warm weather in Hikkaduwa with moderate rainfall of 11-14 days in a month, making the period of June through August a slow time for tourist traffic. You can look for economically priced lodging and accommodation options during this period. Summers do make a decent time to visit this town as most schools are closed and you have the advantage of vacation to venture out. The heat, however, can be a bit too oppressive in early May.

Fall (September-November)

Fall (September-November):  Hikkaduwa Weather And Best Time To Visit Hikkaduwa
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With temperatures ranging 30.3°C - 29.2°C, and due credit to the wind and humidity levels, it rains or snows about 12 to 15 days in a month, making the months of September through November the second busiest period to visit Hikkaduwa. The temperatures and humidity still remain on the higher side but cool winds do make everything a little more bearable.

Winter (December-February)

Winter (December-February):  Hikkaduwa Weather And Best Time To Visit Hikkaduwa
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December through February is the perfect time to visit Hikkaduwa for tourists who enjoy mildly warm weather. During this period the average maximum temperatures ranges between 31.2°C-29.4°C, with an average rain or snow fall of 4-10 days in a month. This is the busiest and the best time to visit Hikkaduwa. You will have to contend with crowds on beaches and bear the brunt of higher cost on almost everything. But it is worth it. 

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