Holidays in Sri Lanka: where to go in June and the weather in Passcode?
Sri Lanka in June is an attractive destination for those who prefer to spend their vacation in solitude along the beautiful coast, surrounded by palm trees and white sand. Here you can find ancient sites, natural sites and plenty of entertainment for every taste.
What is the weather like in June in Sri Lanka?
June in Sri Lanka refers to the rainy season. But even so, the weather conditions allow you to relax without worrying about high humidity or high temperature.
The temperature of the air and water
In June there is a decline in tourist flow to Sri Lanka due to the fact that the island show itself in all of the southwest monsoon.
Monsoons bring with them high levels of temperature and humidity to 80-90%.
Especially this "bad weather" is felt on the South and West of Sri Lanka, where for the entire month, the thermometer rises in the afternoon to +33°C, feels like – to +37°C. At night the heat is a little abated, when the temperature reaches +26°C. the Water in the ocean during this period warms up to +28 degrees.
A little less hot weather is observed in the centre of Sri Lanka. In this part of the island in the afternoon the air warms up to 28-30 degrees. The rains bother tourists much less frequently. Basically, they go at night, bringing with it a freshness and coolness. The water reaches 26 degrees, so ideal for swimming.
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The most favorable temperature readings are observed on the East and North of Sri Lanka. The weather is a little more dry and clear, and the rains do not disturb the tourists. The thermometer in the daytime is showing 28 degrees at night and +21°C. the Water in the ocean warm – 26 degrees.
If you take the popular resorts separately, the temperature will be as follows:
- Balapitiya – day +30°C, at +27°C, water 28°C;
- Batticaloa – day +35°C, at night 26°C, water +29°C;
- Bentota – day +29°C, at +27°C, water 28°C;
- Beruwela – day +29°C, at +27°C, water 28°C;
- Wadduwa – day +32°C, at +27°C, water 28°C;
- Galle – day +30°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Kalutara – day +29°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Kandy – day +29°C, night 21°C;
- Colombo – at +30°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Negombo – day +29°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Passikudah – day +35°C, at night 26°C, water +29°C;
- Tangalle – day +30°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Trincomalee – day +34°C, at +25°C, water +29°C;
- Unawatuna – day +30°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C;
- Hikkaduwa – day +29°C, at night 26°C, water 28°C.
As can be seen, coast of the island quite extensively and is rich in a variety of places to stay, and the weather conditions are slightly different depending on the region.
The particular weather conditions
Holidays in Sri Lanka in June would be perfect, if not for the presence of wind, which at many resorts , there are high waves. They are pretty much in the way of beach recreation and swimming, unless you plan a surfing or Windsurfing. Interfere with monsoons in the South-West of the country, while in the northeast they are almost not felt.
The rains and high humidity prevent a beach holiday, especially if it is on the southern and Western resorts of Sri Lanka. In this part of the country are most excellent coast to relax on it in June will not work. Therefore, tourists who want to spend time on the island, you must get to the North or East of the country.
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Where better to go?
In June a greatthe solution is a trip to the North and East of Sri Lanka. Excellent weather conditions, clear and dry weather contributes to a pleasant pastime on the coast resorts such as Trincomalee. This part of the island is protected from strong wind and high waves in the ocean, so it is recommended to travel with children.
Another popular beach in June – Passikudah – coast, considered one of the most scenic in the East of the country. This resort love to visit the newlyweds, by meeting here on a honeymoon for secluded relaxation and the contemplation of the incredible beauty of nature.
If interested in surfing and an active lifestyle, you should go to the coast where you can catch a good wave. To such belongs the beaches of Arugam Bay is the place where you will always find the opportunity to do water sports.
What kind of things useful?
Holiday on the coast of Sri Lanka in the first place means a visit to the coast. For these purposes is to bring light summer clothes with long sleeves, a hat and sunglasses. These things will protect from the scorching rays of the sun.
But even with sunscreen attributes is not worth the risk – don't leave the hotel between 12 to 16 hours.
Do not forget about the excursion programs that are rich in this country. While walking, it will be convenient to move in a sturdy and waterproof footwear. If trips are planned into the island, it is best to take shoesbecause in June some of the roads are washed out.
Things to do this month?
Sri Lanka has a small territory, but this country is incredibly a lot of great beaches, exciting entertainment and festive events.
Weather in Sri Lanka allows you to have a great vacation on the coast, sunbathing on the beaches or swimming in the waters of the Indian ocean. During this period, peace and quiet, excellent service and a great selection of hotels you can enjoy at the Nilaveli. Temperature of air and water allows you to swim or sink to the bottom, looking at the rich underwater world.
Near Nilaveli are the other best beaches of Trincomalee, among which Uppuveli. It is famous for hotels and hotels with affordable rooms, excellent service. The coast here is not as beautiful and romantic as in Nilaveli, but then you can find its advantages. There are bazaars, shops, cafes and stalls with Souvenirs.
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What to see?
In June due to rain eroding roads to the most interesting attractions oftourists a small selection of excursion programs. The fact that the most important place – the natural beauty of the country. For this reason, this month popular ancient monuments, religious shrines and farms.
One of the most popular places to visit Turtle farm , a place where bred and contain giant breed these animals. Tourists feeding the weakness of the animal world, it is possible to see male and female individuals in natural conditions.
No less popular and such places:
- Botanical garden;
- Pinnawela elephant orphanage;
- National Park "Yala";
- National Park "Wilpattu";
- National Park "Minneriya".
The traditional route for all tourists – an exciting journey through the triangle – Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy.
While walking on the triangle you can get acquainted with ancient monuments, caves, which houses the largest collection of Buddha statues, and to try several varieties of tea.
Holidays and festivals
In the period from 1 to 7 June on the island celebrate Poson Singing – a celebration that has become second in importance for all Buddhists. During this period, throughout the country weekend and the main events are developing in cities such as Mihintale and Anuradhapura.
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