Kandy, Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 21.01°C/69.82°F, Wind SW at 1.1 km/h, 96% Humidity, 0.64% Chance of rain

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Kandy Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 501.75 meters (1646.16 feet) above sea level, Kandy has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 26.05ºC (78.89ºF) and it is -1.41% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Kandy typically receives about 228.73 millimeters (9.01 inches) of precipitation and has 244.73 rainy days (67.05% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityCentral
Longitude80.6337262
Latitude7.2905715
Attitude/Elevation501.75m (1646.16ft)
Local timeSunday 01:04
Annual high temperature29.36ºC (84.85ºF)
Annual low temperature20.43ºC (68.77ºF)
Average annual precip.228.73mm (9.01in)
Warmest monthMarch (31.54ºC / 88.77ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (18.58ºC / 65.44ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (469.24mm / 18.47in)
Driest MonthJanuary (97.59mm / 3.84in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)244.73 days (67.05%)
Days with no rain120.27000000000001 days (32.95%)
Humidity77.46%

Climate Kandy: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.61(90.7)36.57(97.83)36.57(97.83)35.58(96.04)36.57(97.83)31.63(88.93)33.6(92.48)33.6(92.48)33.6(92.48)33.6(92.48)31.63(88.93)30.64(87.15)36.57(97.83)
Average high °C (°F)28.2(82.76)29.59(85.26)31.54(88.77)31.33(88.39)30.07(86.13)29.02(84.24)28.85(83.93)29.1(84.38)29.51(85.12)29.29(84.72)28.38(83.08)27.45(81.41)29.36(84.85)
Daily mean °C (°F)24.7(76.46)25.67(78.21)27.44(81.39)27.6(81.68)26.96(80.53)26.12(79.02)25.92(78.66)26.02(78.84)26.27(79.29)26.01(78.82)25.36(77.65)24.5(76.1)26.05(78.89)
Average low °C (°F)18.58(65.44)18.63(65.53)19.62(67.32)21.14(70.05)21.77(71.19)21.46(70.63)21.08(69.94)20.93(69.67)21.02(69.84)20.93(69.67)20.42(68.76)19.58(67.24)20.43(68.77)
Record low °C (°F)13.84(56.91)14.82(58.68)15.81(60.46)17.79(64.02)18.78(65.8)16.8(62.24)14.82(58.68)17.79(64.02)18.78(65.8)16.8(62.24)17.79(64.02)14.82(58.68)13.84(56.91)
Average precipitation mm (inches)97.59(3.84)148.16(5.83)158.45(6.24)351.52(13.84)302.59(11.91)112.02(4.41)142.5(5.61)148.58(5.85)207.05(8.15)469.24(18.47)373.61(14.71)233.5(9.19)228.73(9.01)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.5812.8515.4624.6226.1418.9619.7722.1920.7526.3324.9720.1220.4
Average relative humidity (%)78.7676.472.7177.0578.3376.0375.8475.5875.3579.1481.8482.4977.46
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.5510.6510.8911.5512.0612.1511.9310.9811.8710.529.497.6810.86

Climate Graph

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

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Kandy Temperature by Month

April
27.6°C | 81.68°F
March
27.44°C | 81.39°F
May
26.96°C | 80.53°F
September
26.27°C | 79.29°F
June
26.12°C | 79.02°F
August
26.02°C | 78.84°F
October
26.01°C | 78.82°F
July
25.92°C | 78.66°F
February
25.67°C | 78.21°F
November
25.36°C | 77.65°F
January
24.7°C | 76.46°F
December
24.5°C | 76.1°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.6°C (92.48°F)29.52°C (85.14°F)22.73°C (72.91°F)
Avg Temperature29.65°C (85.37°F)26.84°C (80.31°F)21.74°C (71.13°F)
Min Temperature22.73°C (72.91°F)22.22°C (72.0°F)21.74°C (71.13°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point22.73°C (72.91°F)21.39°C (70.5°F)19.77°C (67.59°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation190.05mm | 7.48in19.97mm | 0.79in0.0mm | 0in618.98mm | 24.37in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind17.79kmh | 11.05mph8.35kmh | 5.19mph1.98kmh | 1.23mph
Gust Wind23.72kmh | 14.74mph12.08kmh | 7.51mph2.96kmh | 1.84mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure190.05mb19.97mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
May° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2016-05-0128.66 | 83.5922.73 | 72.91802.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.1916.01 | 0.63
2016-05-0228.66 | 83.5921.74 | 71.13784.94 | 3.0729.45 | 997.199.19 | 0.36
2016-05-0329.65 | 85.3722.73 | 72.91772.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.196.92 | 0.27
2016-05-0429.65 | 85.3721.74 | 71.13772.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.195.93 | 0.23
2016-05-0528.66 | 83.5921.74 | 71.13772.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.197.02 | 0.28
2016-05-0627.67 | 81.8121.74 | 71.13802.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.1933.7 | 1.33
2016-05-0727.67 | 81.8121.74 | 71.13801.98 | 1.2329.45 | 997.1914.13 | 0.56
2016-05-0827.67 | 81.8122.73 | 72.91842.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.1934.89 | 1.37
2016-05-0928.66 | 83.5921.74 | 71.13791.98 | 1.2329.45 | 997.1910.97 | 0.43
2016-05-1027.67 | 81.8122.73 | 72.91831.98 | 1.2329.45 | 997.1932.22 | 1.27
2016-05-1127.67 | 81.8121.74 | 71.13812.96 | 1.8429.45 | 997.1920.26 | 0.8
2016-05-1223.72 | 74.720.75 | 69.35853.95 | 2.4529.42 | 996.2122.93 | 0.9
2016-05-1327.67 | 81.8121.74 | 71.13802.96 | 1.8429.39 | 995.2222.24 | 0.88
2016-05-1426.68 | 80.0221.74 | 71.13824.94 | 3.0729.42 | 996.2111.17 | 0.44
2016-05-1522.73 | 72.9121.74 | 71.13956.92 | 4.329.36 | 994.23190.05 | 7.48
2016-05-1622.73 | 72.9121.74 | 71.139412.85 | 7.9829.27 | 991.26121.17 | 4.77
2016-05-1723.72 | 74.721.74 | 71.138914.82 | 9.2129.3 | 992.2528.66 | 1.13
2016-05-1825.7 | 78.2620.75 | 69.358117.79 | 11.0529.33 | 993.242.37 | 0.09
2016-05-1926.68 | 80.0221.74 | 71.137911.86 | 7.3729.42 | 996.213.56 | 0.14
2016-05-2026.68 | 80.0220.75 | 69.358111.86 | 7.3729.42 | 996.213.26 | 0.13
2016-05-2126.68 | 80.0220.75 | 69.358012.85 | 7.9829.42 | 996.213.26 | 0.13
2016-05-2227.67 | 81.8120.75 | 69.357612.85 | 7.9829.48 | 998.181.48 | 0.06
2016-05-2327.67 | 81.8121.74 | 71.137812.85 | 7.9829.48 | 998.182.08 | 0.08
2016-05-2427.67 | 81.8120.75 | 69.357513.84 | 8.629.48 | 998.182.47 | 0.1
2016-05-2526.68 | 80.0220.75 | 69.357614.82 | 9.2129.45 | 997.193.06 | 0.12
2016-05-2628.66 | 83.5920.75 | 69.357013.84 | 8.629.45 | 997.190.0 | 0
2016-05-2726.68 | 80.0220.75 | 69.357610.87 | 6.7529.48 | 998.180.69 | 0.03
2016-05-2821.74 | 71.1319.77 | 67.59838.89 | 5.5229.48 | 998.180.99 | 0.04
2016-05-2926.68 | 80.0220.75 | 69.357712.85 | 7.9829.45 | 997.196.42 | 0.25
2016-05-3025.7 | 78.2619.77 | 67.597611.86 | 7.3729.45 | 997.191.19 | 0.05
2016-05-3127.67 | 81.8120.75 | 69.357313.84 | 8.629.45 | 997.190.69 | 0.03

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