Best Time To Visit Wilpattu National Park

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What is the best time to visit Wilpattu National Park?

Wilpattu National Park is open throughout the year. The best time to visit Wilpattu is from February to October. There is little precipitation, facilitating easier sighting of fauna as they often linger at the lakes during this time. June is the perfect month for spotting sloth bears; during this month, two kinds of fruit called Palu and Weera, which are popular among the species, are in season. The off-season is usually in December and January, as there are higher chances of rainfall during these months.

Choose an early morning or evening safari for better opportunities to spot wildlife. The best times of the day to spot wildlife are from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM in the mornings, and from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the evenings.

Weather in Wilpattu National Park

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Monthly Weather in Wilpattu National Park

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 31°/ 21° 6 days
February 33°/ 21° 1 days
March 35°/ 22° 3 days
April 34°/ 23° 17 days
May 34°/ 26° 0 days
June 33°/ 26° 1 days
July 32°/ 25° 4 days
August 31°/ 24° 7 days
September 31°/ 24° 11 days
October 30°/ 22° 27 days
November 30°/ 22° 23 days
December 29°/ 22° 17 days

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