VISITING SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka is a year round destination with an abundance of sunshine all year round. The average temperature is around 27°C – 30°C in most parts of island. The temperature gradually drops towards the hill country, experiencing a temperature as low as 10°C.The island has two wet monsoon seasons; briefly between May and July in the south-west region and between December and January in the north-east. However, Sri Lanka has no off season per sé as clear blue skied bright sunny days are the general rule even during the wet season.
Sri Lanka is 5½ hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Meridian time), 2½ hours behind Singapore and 4½ hours behind Australia EST (Eastern Standard Time).