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Climate and Best Time to Travel
Sri Lanka has a tropical climate with monsoons. Temperatures vary between 25 and 30 degrees Centigrade all year round, with the exception of the central mountains. The average temperature is 27 degrees Centigrade.
Sri Lanka has two monsoons: From May through September it comes from the south-west, from October through April from the north-east. The south-west and the center of the country are wetter, taken over a whole year, than the north and the east.
For up to date information about health risks, go to the site of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Sri LankaAlways consult your family doctor as well.
For up to date information about security issues, go to the CIA World FactBook: Sri Lanka.
Also always get information from your own country's Foreign Department.
Plan your trip to Sri Lanka online
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