Dambulla, Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 24.7°C/76.46°F, Wind SW at 2.15 km/h, 72% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Dambulla Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Dambulla has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 27.22ºC (81.0ºF) and it is -0.24% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Dambulla typically receives about 238.98 millimeters (9.41 inches) of precipitation and has 255.69 rainy days (70.05% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityCentral
Longitude80.6511287
Latitude7.874217
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeFriday 04:10
Annual high temperature30.68ºC (87.22ºF)
Annual low temperature21.34ºC (70.41ºF)
Average annual precip.238.98mm (9.41in)
Warmest monthMarch (32.95ºC / 91.31ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (19.41ºC / 66.94ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (490.28mm / 19.3in)
Driest MonthJanuary (101.97mm / 4.01in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)255.69 days (70.05%)
Days with no rain109.31 days (29.95%)
Humidity80.93%

Climate Dambulla: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.08(93.34)38.21(100.78)38.21(100.78)37.17(98.91)38.21(100.78)33.04(91.47)35.11(95.2)35.11(95.2)35.11(95.2)35.11(95.2)33.04(91.47)32.01(89.62)38.21(100.78)
Average high °C (°F)29.46(85.03)30.92(87.66)32.95(91.31)32.73(90.91)31.42(88.56)30.32(86.58)30.14(86.25)30.4(86.72)30.83(87.49)30.61(87.1)29.66(85.39)28.69(83.64)30.68(87.22)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.8(78.44)26.82(80.28)28.66(83.59)28.84(83.91)28.17(82.71)27.29(81.12)27.09(80.76)27.19(80.94)27.45(81.41)27.18(80.92)26.5(79.7)25.6(78.08)27.22(81.0)
Average low °C (°F)19.41(66.94)19.46(67.03)20.5(68.9)22.09(71.76)22.75(72.95)22.42(72.36)22.03(71.65)21.87(71.37)21.96(71.53)21.87(71.37)21.33(70.39)20.46(68.83)21.34(70.41)
Record low °C (°F)14.46(58.03)15.49(59.88)16.52(61.74)18.59(65.46)19.62(67.32)17.55(63.59)15.49(59.88)18.59(65.46)19.62(67.32)17.55(63.59)18.59(65.46)15.49(59.88)14.46(58.03)
Average precipitation mm (inches)101.97(4.01)154.8(6.09)165.56(6.52)367.28(14.46)316.15(12.45)117.05(4.61)148.89(5.86)155.24(6.11)216.33(8.52)490.28(19.3)390.35(15.37)243.96(9.6)238.98(9.41)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)13.1413.4216.1525.7227.3119.8120.6523.1821.6827.5126.0921.0221.31
Average relative humidity (%)82.2979.8275.9780.581.8479.4479.2478.9678.7382.6985.5186.1980.94
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.0211.1311.3812.0712.612.6912.4611.4712.410.999.918.0211.35

Climate Graph

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

Dambulla

Dambulla Temperature by Month

April
28.84°C | 83.91°F
March
28.66°C | 83.59°F
May
28.17°C | 82.71°F
September
27.45°C | 81.41°F
June
27.29°C | 81.12°F
August
27.19°C | 80.94°F
October
27.18°C | 80.92°F
July
27.09°C | 80.76°F
February
26.82°C | 80.28°F
November
26.5°C | 79.7°F
January
25.8°C | 78.44°F
December
25.6°C | 78.08°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.01°C (89.62°F)28.74°C (83.73°F)25.82°C (78.48°F)
Avg Temperature28.91°C (84.04°F)26.2°C (79.16°F)23.75°C (74.75°F)
Min Temperature23.75°C (74.75°F)22.68°C (72.82°F)21.68°C (71.02°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point22.72°C (72.9°F)22.06°C (71.71°F)21.68°C (71.02°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation19.83mm | 0.78in11.16mm | 0.44in3.82mm | 0.15in334.88mm | 13.18in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind16.52kmh | 10.27mph13.15kmh | 8.17mph8.26kmh | 5.13mph
Gust Wind23.75kmh | 14.76mph18.83kmh | 11.7mph13.42kmh | 8.34mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure19.83mb11.16mb3.82mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
June° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2010-06-0128.91 | 84.0422.72 | 72.98110.33 | 6.4230.77 | 1041.898.57 | 0.34
2010-06-0227.88 | 82.1822.72 | 72.98310.33 | 6.4230.8 | 1042.936.92 | 0.27
2010-06-0327.88 | 82.1822.72 | 72.9849.29 | 5.7730.83 | 1043.9610.12 | 0.4
2010-06-0426.85 | 80.3322.72 | 72.98613.42 | 8.3430.86 | 1044.9913.94 | 0.55
2010-06-0526.85 | 80.3322.72 | 72.98314.46 | 8.9930.8 | 1042.939.19 | 0.36
2010-06-0625.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028314.46 | 8.9930.77 | 1041.895.47 | 0.22
2010-06-0724.78 | 76.621.68 | 71.028813.42 | 8.3430.74 | 1040.8615.59 | 0.61
2010-06-0824.78 | 76.621.68 | 71.028813.42 | 8.3430.74 | 1040.8611.15 | 0.44
2010-06-0925.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028414.46 | 8.9930.71 | 1039.836.92 | 0.27
2010-06-1024.78 | 76.621.68 | 71.028915.49 | 9.6330.68 | 1038.813.32 | 0.52
2010-06-1123.75 | 74.7521.68 | 71.029016.52 | 10.2730.68 | 1038.818.17 | 0.72
2010-06-1224.78 | 76.621.68 | 71.029014.46 | 8.9930.71 | 1039.8312.18 | 0.48
2010-06-1324.78 | 76.621.68 | 71.029012.39 | 7.730.74 | 1040.869.91 | 0.39
2010-06-1425.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028710.33 | 6.4230.8 | 1042.9313.84 | 0.54
2010-06-1527.88 | 82.1822.72 | 72.9849.29 | 5.7730.8 | 1042.9315.9 | 0.63
2010-06-1626.85 | 80.3322.72 | 72.9878.26 | 5.1330.8 | 1042.9319.1 | 0.75
2010-06-1726.85 | 80.3321.68 | 71.028511.36 | 7.0630.8 | 1042.9310.53 | 0.41
2010-06-1826.85 | 80.3322.72 | 72.98611.36 | 7.0630.8 | 1042.9312.39 | 0.49
2010-06-1926.85 | 80.3322.72 | 72.98710.33 | 6.4230.8 | 1042.9315.08 | 0.59
2010-06-2025.82 | 78.4822.72 | 72.98910.33 | 6.4230.8 | 1042.9319.83 | 0.78
2010-06-2125.82 | 78.4822.72 | 72.98811.36 | 7.0630.77 | 1041.8913.53 | 0.53
2010-06-2225.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028514.46 | 8.9930.77 | 1041.895.89 | 0.23
2010-06-2325.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028515.49 | 9.6330.77 | 1041.8913.53 | 0.53
2010-06-2425.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028415.49 | 9.6330.74 | 1040.866.3 | 0.25
2010-06-2525.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028216.52 | 10.2730.68 | 1038.86.3 | 0.25
2010-06-2626.85 | 80.3321.68 | 71.028016.52 | 10.2730.71 | 1039.833.82 | 0.15
2010-06-2726.85 | 80.3321.68 | 71.028013.42 | 8.3430.74 | 1040.864.65 | 0.18
2010-06-2825.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028514.46 | 8.9930.74 | 1040.865.89 | 0.23
2010-06-2926.85 | 80.3321.68 | 71.028016.52 | 10.2730.74 | 1040.8610.12 | 0.4
2010-06-3025.82 | 78.4821.68 | 71.028316.52 | 10.2730.74 | 1040.8616.73 | 0.66

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