Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 21.63°C/70.93°F, Wind SW at 0.73 km/h, 94% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Sri Lanka
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Central Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 527.66 meters (1731.17 feet) above sea level, Central has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The city’s yearly temperature is 26.36ºC (79.45ºF) and it is -1.1% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Central typically receives about 231.44 millimeters (9.11 inches) of precipitation and has 247.63 rainy days (67.84% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
Longitude80.7214417
Latitude7.2564996
Attitude/Elevation527.66m (1731.17ft)
Local timeSaturday 03:39
Annual high temperature29.71ºC (85.48ºF)
Annual low temperature20.67ºC (69.21ºF)
Average annual precip.231.44mm (9.11in)
Warmest monthMarch (31.91ºC / 89.44ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (18.8ºC / 65.84ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (474.8mm / 18.69in)
Driest MonthJanuary (98.75mm / 3.89in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)247.63 days (67.84%)
Days with no rain117.37 days (32.16%)
Humidity78.38%

Climate Central: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.0(91.4)37.0(98.6)37.0(98.6)36.0(96.8)37.0(98.6)32.0(89.6)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)31.0(87.8)37.0(98.6)
Average high °C (°F)28.53(83.35)29.94(85.89)31.91(89.44)31.7(89.06)30.43(86.77)29.36(84.85)29.19(84.54)29.44(84.99)29.86(85.75)29.64(85.35)28.72(83.7)27.78(82.0)29.71(85.48)
Daily mean °C (°F)24.99(76.98)25.97(78.75)27.76(81.97)27.93(82.27)27.28(81.1)26.43(79.57)26.23(79.21)26.33(79.39)26.58(79.84)26.32(79.38)25.66(78.19)24.79(76.62)26.36(79.45)
Average low °C (°F)18.8(65.84)18.85(65.93)19.85(67.73)21.39(70.5)22.03(71.65)21.71(71.08)21.33(70.39)21.18(70.12)21.27(70.29)21.18(70.12)20.66(69.19)19.81(67.66)20.67(69.21)
Record low °C (°F)14.0(57.2)15.0(59.0)16.0(60.8)18.0(64.4)19.0(66.2)17.0(62.6)15.0(59.0)18.0(64.4)19.0(66.2)17.0(62.6)18.0(64.4)15.0(59.0)14.0(57.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)98.75(3.89)149.91(5.9)160.33(6.31)355.68(14.0)306.17(12.05)113.35(4.46)144.19(5.68)150.34(5.92)209.5(8.25)474.8(18.69)378.03(14.88)236.26(9.3)231.44(9.11)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.7313.015.6424.9126.4519.1820.022.4521.026.6425.2720.3620.64
Average relative humidity (%)79.6977.373.5777.9679.2676.9376.7476.4776.2480.0882.8183.4778.38
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.6710.7811.0211.6912.212.2912.0711.1112.0110.649.67.7710.99

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Central in recent years.

Central

Central Temperature by Month

April
27.93°C | 82.27°F
March
27.76°C | 81.97°F
May
27.28°C | 81.1°F
September
26.58°C | 79.84°F
June
26.43°C | 79.57°F
August
26.33°C | 79.39°F
October
26.32°C | 79.38°F
July
26.23°C | 79.21°F
February
25.97°C | 78.75°F
November
25.66°C | 78.19°F
January
24.99°C | 76.98°F
December
24.79°C | 76.62°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature36.0°C (96.8°F)33.03°C (91.45°F)28.0°C (82.4°F)
Avg Temperature31.0°C (87.8°F)28.93°C (84.07°F)26.0°C (78.8°F)
Min Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)22.33°C (72.19°F)20.0°C (68.0°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point22.0°C (71.6°F)20.13°C (68.23°F)18.0°C (64.4°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation23.8mm | 0.94in3.25mm | 0.13in0.1mm | 0.0in97.5mm | 3.84in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind9.0kmh | 5.59mph3.37kmh | 2.09mph2.0kmh | 1.24mph
Gust Wind13.0kmh | 8.08mph4.93kmh | 3.06mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure23.8mb3.25mb0.1mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
April° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-04-0130 | 86.019 | 66.2662 | 1.2429.85 | 10110.2 | 0.01
2019-04-0231 | 87.819 | 66.2643 | 1.8629.85 | 10110.1 | 0.0
2019-04-0331 | 87.818 | 64.4624 | 2.4929.85 | 10110.1 | 0.0
2019-04-0430 | 86.018 | 64.4643 | 1.8629.88 | 10120.1 | 0.0
2019-04-0528 | 82.420 | 68.0733 | 1.8629.88 | 10121.2 | 0.05
2019-04-0630 | 86.020 | 68.0694 | 2.4929.85 | 10110.5 | 0.02
2019-04-0730 | 86.020 | 68.0723 | 1.8629.85 | 10110.7 | 0.03
2019-04-0829 | 84.220 | 68.0743 | 1.8629.83 | 10104.3 | 0.17
2019-04-0928 | 82.421 | 69.8763 | 1.8629.83 | 10106.1 | 0.24
2019-04-1028 | 82.421 | 69.8763 | 1.8629.83 | 10104.2 | 0.17
2019-04-1129 | 84.221 | 69.8733 | 1.8629.83 | 10101.3 | 0.05
2019-04-1231 | 87.819 | 66.2633 | 1.8629.8 | 10090.1 | 0.0
2019-04-1331 | 87.819 | 66.2663 | 1.8629.83 | 10100.5 | 0.02
2019-04-1431 | 87.819 | 66.2663 | 1.8629.83 | 10101.1 | 0.04
2019-04-1530 | 86.019 | 66.2683 | 1.8629.83 | 10100.7 | 0.03
2019-04-1629 | 84.220 | 68.0702 | 1.2429.83 | 10103.0 | 0.12
2019-04-1727 | 80.622 | 71.6812 | 1.2429.85 | 101123.8 | 0.94
2019-04-1829 | 84.221 | 69.8752 | 1.2429.83 | 10103.6 | 0.14
2019-04-1928 | 82.422 | 71.6792 | 1.2429.8 | 100913.1 | 0.52
2019-04-2028 | 82.421 | 69.8792 | 1.2429.77 | 10087.1 | 0.28
2019-04-2127 | 80.622 | 71.6803 | 1.8629.74 | 10078.6 | 0.34
2019-04-2229 | 84.221 | 69.8714 | 2.4929.74 | 10071.1 | 0.04
2019-04-2329 | 84.220 | 68.0723 | 1.8629.77 | 10082.1 | 0.08
2019-04-2431 | 87.819 | 66.2664 | 2.4929.8 | 10090.2 | 0.01
2019-04-2528 | 82.420 | 68.0724 | 2.4929.8 | 10095.3 | 0.21
2019-04-2627 | 80.620 | 68.0743 | 1.8629.77 | 10082.9 | 0.11
2019-04-2728 | 82.421 | 69.8723 | 1.8629.8 | 10090.1 | 0.0
2019-04-2828 | 82.421 | 69.8734 | 2.4929.77 | 10081.6 | 0.06
2019-04-2927 | 80.621 | 69.8758 | 4.9729.77 | 10080.1 | 0.0
2019-04-3026 | 78.820 | 68.0789 | 5.5929.77 | 10083.7 | 0.15

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