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Best place for vacation: Hikkaduwa or Bentota?

Choosing between Hikkaduwa and Bentota? Check weather condition for both resorts to understand which one is better for you.
Please check current weather condition and two weeks weather forecast.
  Hikkaduwa   Bentota
Current weather
Day air temperature 27.6°C 26.9°C
Night air temperature 26.3°C 26.0°C
Cloudiness 71.8% 76.0%
Sea water temperature * 28.8°C 28.9°C
Rainy days / Precipitation total 8 days (237.2 mm.) 10 days (329.4 mm.)
Sunny hours ** 4 h. 24 min. 3 h. 53 min.
7 days forecast 7 days forecast
* Sea water temperature values are collected within last 24 hours.
** Sunny hours are calculated based on the average daily number of hours while sunlight can reach the ground. It depends on day length and cloudiness during the day.
What is the best time for you vacation?
On a charts below you can compare air temperature, sea water temperature and precipitations at selected resorts. Values are calculated based on the data for the last three years.

Monthly air temperature, °C

Air temperature:

Monthly sea water temperature, °C

Monthly precipitation totals, mm

So what is the best time for vacation at Hikkaduwa or Bentota?
Please check table below to find warmest and sunniest resorts that are good for swimming and sunbathing.


Sunniest months:
March 16 days
January 15 days
February 13 days
Warmest months:
March 31.7 °C
April 31.4 °C
February 30.9 °C
Warmest sea temp:
April 29.9 °C
May 29.3 °C
March 29.2 °C
Rainiest months:
August 19 days
September 19 days
June 19 days


Sunniest months:
January 15 days
February 15 days
March 15 days
Warmest months:
April 32.0 °C
March 31.9 °C
February 31.0 °C
Warmest sea temp:
April 30.0 °C
May 29.4 °C
March 29.3 °C
Rainiest months:
July 24 days
June 23 days
August 22 days