March weather & where to go
March is often considered by experts to be the best time to go to Sri Lanka. With the best weather across the entire country at one time, lots of options open up for loads of variety in your holiday. Across the entirety of Sri Lanka, it is mainly hot and dry with little rainfall.
Sri Lanka in March
In the south, Tea Country, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Horton Plains are at their most spectacular, with little rain and temperatures that average at about 25 °C.
Do still expect cooler evenings, and remember that Horton Plains is said to be the coldest and windiest part of Sri Lanka, so the weather can turn.