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Trincomalee Climate & Temperature

  • Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is at 8°35'N, 81°15'E, 79 m (259 ft). See map.
  • Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with a pronounced dry season in the high-sun months, no cold season, wet season is in the low-sun months (Köppen-Geiger classification: As).
  • The mean temperature is 28.5 degrees Celsius (83.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Trincomalee Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1569 mm (61.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1569 Litres/m² (38.48 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Trincomalee you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands.

Trincomalee Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (82) 29 (85) 31 (88) 33 (91) 35 (94) 35 (94) 34 (94) 34 (94) 34 (93) 32 (89) 29 (85) 28 (83) 32 (89)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 27 (80) 28 (82) 29 (85) 31 (87) 31 (87) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (85) 28 (83) 27 (80) 26 (79) 29 (83)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (76) 25 (76) 25 (77) 26 (78) 26 (80) 26 (80) 26 (78) 26 (78) 25 (77) 25 (76) 24 (76) 24 (76) 25 (77)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 132 (5) 100 (4) 54 (2) 50 (2) 52 (2) 26 (1) 70 (3) 89 (4) 104 (4) 217 (9) 334 (13) 341 (13) 1569 (62)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 13 (42) 6 (21) 5 (16) 7 (23) 6 (19) 2 (7) 4 (13) 7 (23) 6 (20) 16 (52) 19 (63) 18 (58) 109 (30)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 40' 11h 50' 12h 03' 12h 18' 12h 30' 12h 36' 12h 33' 12h 23' 12h 09' 11h 55' 11h 43' 11h 37' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 61.4 70.6 81.5 86.7 78.4 75.1 78 86.4 82 70.4 61.3 58 74.2

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