Sri Lanka is located in the tropical zone and is protected by a powerful mountain range from the north winds. The climate is hot, the average annual air temperature in most areas is from +25 to +30 degrees C, with the exception of mountain areas, where it drops to +10 in winter. The best time for swimming in the sea resorts of the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka lasts from October to April. The season of the western monsoons is from May to July, from November to December light rains are possible. Water temperature averages 26 degrees
Currency Sri Lankan rupee LKR = 100 cents. The exchange rate is approximately 110 rupees for 1 USD.