Geography and Climate


Negombo city is about 2 meters above sea level and Negombo’s geography is a mix of land and water. The Dutch canal flow in the heart of the city of Negombo. The Negombo lagoon is one of the most scenic landmark of Negombo. There are over 190 species of wildlife and plenty of birds in mangroves of Negombo. The northern border of the city is formed by the Ma Oya river which meets the Indian Ocean.


Negombo features a tropical monsoon climate under the Köppen climate classification. The city receives rainfall mainly from southwestern monsoons from May to August and October to January. During the remaining months of the year there is also a little precipitation due to Convective rains. The average annual precipitation is about 2400 millimetres. The average temperature varies 24 to 30 degrees Celsius and there are high humidity levels from February to April.