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Galle is a large port city located in the southwestern part of the island of Sri Lanka and is the capital of the Southern Province. The population of Halle in 2002 exceeded 100 thousand people. Getting to the city is easier through the capital of Sri Lanka - Colombo, which has an international airport. The distance from Colombo to Galle is approximately 116 km and can be covered by regular bus or train. In addition, the city is connected by roads with almost all at least some well-known resorts on the coast.
Galle has an equatorial climate. The hottest month of the year is April, when the air temperature rises to 35 ° C. C, the coldest is December, the average temperature of which fluctuates around 30 °; C. Humidity can reach 75%. The water temperature of the Indian Ocean is 25-27 ° C all year round. C. From April to September, there can be quite strong waves and currents, so bathers during this period should be careful and remember about the means of rescue on the waters. The climate of Halle is quite strongly influenced by monsoons, often bringing heavy rains, which, as a rule, occur at night. In the spring and autumn, the so-called"zenital" rains are possible, always falling during the day, around noon, when the sun is at its zenith.
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