Nawalapitiya, Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 20.42°C/68.76°F, Wind SW at 1.16 km/h, 96% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Nawalapitiya Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 567.83 meters (1862.96 feet) above sea level, Nawalapitiya has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 26.49ºC (79.68ºF) and it is -0.97% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Nawalapitiya typically receives about 232.57 millimeters (9.16 inches) of precipitation and has 248.84 rainy days (68.18% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityCentral
Longitude80.5160608
Latitude7.0447008
Attitude/Elevation567.83m (1862.96ft)
Local timeTuesday 00:32
Annual high temperature29.86ºC (85.75ºF)
Annual low temperature20.77ºC (69.39ºF)
Average annual precip.232.57mm (9.16in)
Warmest monthMarch (32.07ºC / 89.73ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (18.89ºC / 66.0ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (477.13mm / 18.78in)
Driest MonthJanuary (99.23mm / 3.91in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)248.84 days (68.18%)
Days with no rain116.16 days (31.82%)
Humidity78.76%

Climate Nawalapitiya: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.16(91.69)37.18(98.92)37.18(98.92)36.18(97.12)37.18(98.92)32.16(89.89)34.17(93.51)34.17(93.51)34.17(93.51)34.17(93.51)32.16(89.89)31.15(88.07)37.18(98.92)
Average high °C (°F)28.67(83.61)30.09(86.16)32.07(89.73)31.86(89.35)30.58(87.04)29.5(85.1)29.33(84.79)29.58(85.24)30.01(86.02)29.79(85.62)28.86(83.95)27.92(82.26)29.86(85.75)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.11(77.2)26.1(78.98)27.9(82.22)28.07(82.53)27.41(81.34)26.56(79.81)26.36(79.45)26.46(79.63)26.71(80.08)26.45(79.61)25.79(78.42)24.91(76.84)26.49(79.68)
Average low °C (°F)18.89(66.0)18.94(66.09)19.95(67.91)21.49(70.68)22.14(71.85)21.82(71.28)21.43(70.57)21.28(70.3)21.37(70.47)21.28(70.3)20.76(69.37)19.91(67.84)20.77(69.39)
Record low °C (°F)14.07(57.33)15.07(59.13)16.08(60.94)18.09(64.56)19.09(66.36)17.08(62.74)15.07(59.13)18.09(64.56)19.09(66.36)17.08(62.74)18.09(64.56)15.07(59.13)14.07(57.33)
Average precipitation mm (inches)99.23(3.91)150.64(5.93)161.12(6.34)357.42(14.07)307.67(12.11)113.91(4.48)144.9(5.7)151.08(5.95)210.53(8.29)477.13(18.78)379.88(14.96)237.42(9.35)232.57(9.16)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.7913.0615.7225.0326.5819.2720.122.5621.126.7725.3920.4620.74
Average relative humidity (%)80.0877.6873.9378.3479.6577.3177.1276.8476.6180.4783.2283.8878.76
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.7210.8311.0711.7512.2612.3512.1311.1612.0710.699.657.8111.04

Climate Graph

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

Nawalapitiya

Nawalapitiya Temperature by Month

April
28.07°C | 82.53°F
March
27.9°C | 82.22°F
May
27.41°C | 81.34°F
September
26.71°C | 80.08°F
June
26.56°C | 79.81°F
August
26.46°C | 79.63°F
October
26.45°C | 79.61°F
July
26.36°C | 79.45°F
February
26.1°C | 78.98°F
November
25.79°C | 78.42°F
January
25.11°C | 77.2°F
December
24.91°C | 76.84°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature35.17°C (95.31°F)31.57°C (88.83°F)28.14°C (82.65°F)
Avg Temperature30.15°C (86.27°F)27.26°C (81.07°F)24.12°C (75.42°F)
Min Temperature21.1°C (69.98°F)18.96°C (66.13°F)16.08°C (60.94°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point21.1°C (69.98°F)19.55°C (67.19°F)14.07°C (57.33°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation21.4mm | 0.84in6.42mm | 0.25in0.0mm | 0in199.05mm | 7.84in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind10.05kmh | 6.24mph5.31kmh | 3.3mph2.01kmh | 1.25mph
Gust Wind15.07kmh | 9.36mph8.23kmh | 5.11mph4.02kmh | 2.5mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure21.4mb6.42mb0.0mb
Nawalapitiya

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
March° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2011-03-0124.12 | 75.4220.1 | 68.18879.04 | 5.6229.97 | 1014.956.13 | 0.24
2011-03-0225.12 | 77.2220.1 | 68.18859.04 | 5.6229.94 | 1013.948.44 | 0.33
2011-03-0327.13 | 80.8319.09 | 66.36756.03 | 3.7530.0 | 1015.952.21 | 0.09
2011-03-0426.13 | 79.0320.1 | 68.18775.02 | 3.1230.0 | 1015.952.71 | 0.11
2011-03-0527.13 | 80.8319.09 | 66.36746.03 | 3.7530.0 | 1015.951.61 | 0.06
2011-03-0627.13 | 80.8319.09 | 66.36757.03 | 4.3730.0 | 1015.951.31 | 0.05
2011-03-0728.14 | 82.6520.1 | 68.18764.02 | 2.530.03 | 1016.967.54 | 0.3
2011-03-0828.14 | 82.6517.08 | 62.74695.02 | 3.1230.0 | 1015.950.3 | 0.01
2011-03-0927.13 | 80.8315.07 | 59.13625.02 | 3.1230.0 | 1015.950.0 | 0
2011-03-1028.14 | 82.6514.07 | 57.33625.02 | 3.1229.97 | 1014.950.0 | 0
2011-03-1128.14 | 82.6514.07 | 57.33585.02 | 3.1229.94 | 1013.940.0 | 0
2011-03-1226.13 | 79.0320.1 | 68.18826.03 | 3.7529.91 | 1012.948.44 | 0.33
2011-03-1326.13 | 79.0321.1 | 69.98876.03 | 3.7529.94 | 1013.9411.25 | 0.44
2011-03-1426.13 | 79.0321.1 | 69.98866.03 | 3.7529.91 | 1012.944.22 | 0.17
2011-03-1526.13 | 79.0321.1 | 69.98877.03 | 4.3729.88 | 1011.9312.46 | 0.49
2011-03-1626.13 | 79.0321.1 | 69.98858.04 | 5.029.85 | 1010.933.12 | 0.12
2011-03-1726.13 | 79.0319.09 | 66.367910.05 | 6.2429.91 | 1012.941.0 | 0.04
2011-03-1827.13 | 80.8320.1 | 68.18806.03 | 3.7529.91 | 1012.944.22 | 0.17
2011-03-1928.14 | 82.6521.1 | 69.98802.01 | 1.2529.91 | 1012.944.92 | 0.19
2011-03-2028.14 | 82.6521.1 | 69.98823.01 | 1.8729.91 | 1012.9415.58 | 0.61
2011-03-2127.13 | 80.8321.1 | 69.98834.02 | 2.529.97 | 1014.9516.28 | 0.64
2011-03-2227.13 | 80.8321.1 | 69.98815.02 | 3.1229.97 | 1014.9512.86 | 0.51
2011-03-2327.13 | 80.8321.1 | 69.98844.02 | 2.529.97 | 1014.9521.4 | 0.84
2011-03-2427.13 | 80.8321.1 | 69.98835.02 | 3.1229.97 | 1014.9517.28 | 0.68
2011-03-2527.13 | 80.8320.1 | 68.18815.02 | 3.1229.97 | 1014.955.73 | 0.23
2011-03-2628.14 | 82.6520.1 | 68.18814.02 | 2.529.97 | 1014.954.82 | 0.19
2011-03-2728.14 | 82.6521.1 | 69.98813.01 | 1.8729.97 | 1014.955.73 | 0.23
2011-03-2828.14 | 82.6520.1 | 68.18803.01 | 1.8729.97 | 1014.958.24 | 0.32
2011-03-2928.14 | 82.6520.1 | 68.18794.02 | 2.529.97 | 1014.9511.15 | 0.44
2011-03-3030.15 | 86.2719.09 | 66.36703.01 | 1.8730.0 | 1015.950.1 | 0.0
2011-03-3130.15 | 86.2717.08 | 62.74674.02 | 2.530.0 | 1015.950.0 | 0

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