Nuwara Eliya, Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 8.94°C/48.09°F, Wind SW at 0.5 km/h, 59% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Nuwara Eliya Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Nuwara Eliya has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 26.88ºC (80.38ºF) and it is -0.58% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Nuwara Eliya typically receives about 235.96 millimeters (9.29 inches) of precipitation and has 252.47 rainy days (69.17% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityCentral
Longitude80.7891068
Latitude6.9497166
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeSunday 00:22
Annual high temperature30.29ºC (86.52ºF)
Annual low temperature21.07ºC (69.93ºF)
Average annual precip.235.96mm (9.29in)
Warmest monthMarch (32.53ºC / 90.55ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (19.17ºC / 66.51ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (484.06mm / 19.06in)
Driest MonthJanuary (100.68mm / 3.96in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)252.47 days (69.17%)
Days with no rain112.53 days (30.83%)
Humidity79.91%

Climate Nuwara Eliya: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.64(92.55)37.72(99.9)37.72(99.9)36.7(98.06)37.72(99.9)32.62(90.72)34.66(94.39)34.66(94.39)34.66(94.39)34.66(94.39)32.62(90.72)31.6(88.88)37.72(99.9)
Average high °C (°F)29.09(84.36)30.52(86.94)32.53(90.55)32.32(90.18)31.02(87.84)29.93(85.87)29.76(85.57)30.01(86.02)30.44(86.79)30.22(86.4)29.28(84.7)28.32(82.98)30.29(86.52)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.48(77.86)26.48(79.66)28.3(82.94)28.47(83.25)27.81(82.06)26.95(80.51)26.74(80.13)26.84(80.31)27.1(80.78)26.83(80.29)26.16(79.09)25.27(77.49)26.87(80.37)
Average low °C (°F)19.17(66.51)19.22(66.6)20.24(68.43)21.81(71.26)22.46(72.43)22.13(71.83)21.75(71.15)21.59(70.86)21.68(71.02)21.59(70.86)21.06(69.91)20.2(68.36)21.07(69.93)
Record low °C (°F)14.27(57.69)15.29(59.52)16.31(61.36)18.35(65.03)19.37(66.87)17.33(63.19)15.29(59.52)18.35(65.03)19.37(66.87)17.33(63.19)18.35(65.03)15.29(59.52)14.27(57.69)
Average precipitation mm (inches)100.68(3.96)152.83(6.02)163.46(6.44)362.62(14.28)312.14(12.29)115.56(4.55)147.0(5.79)153.27(6.03)213.59(8.41)484.06(19.06)385.4(15.17)240.87(9.48)235.95(9.29)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.9813.2515.9425.426.9719.5520.3922.8921.4127.1625.7620.7621.04
Average relative humidity (%)81.2478.8175.079.4880.8178.4378.2477.9677.7381.6484.4285.179.91
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.8810.9911.2311.9212.4412.5312.3111.3312.2410.859.797.9211.2

Climate Graph

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

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya Temperature by Month

April
28.47°C | 83.25°F
March
28.3°C | 82.94°F
May
27.81°C | 82.06°F
September
27.1°C | 80.78°F
June
26.95°C | 80.51°F
August
26.84°C | 80.31°F
October
26.83°C | 80.29°F
July
26.74°C | 80.13°F
February
26.48°C | 79.66°F
November
26.16°C | 79.09°F
January
25.48°C | 77.86°F
December
25.27°C | 77.49°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.62°C (90.72°F)30.11°C (86.2°F)27.53°C (81.55°F)
Avg Temperature28.55°C (83.39°F)26.85°C (80.33°F)25.49°C (77.88°F)
Min Temperature22.43°C (72.37°F)22.02°C (71.64°F)21.41°C (70.54°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point22.43°C (72.37°F)21.21°C (70.18°F)20.39°C (68.7°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation18.86mm | 0.74in3.27mm | 0.13in0.0mm | 0in98.22mm | 3.87in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind11.21kmh | 6.97mph6.66kmh | 4.14mph2.04kmh | 1.27mph
Gust Wind15.29kmh | 9.5mph9.24kmh | 5.74mph3.06kmh | 1.9mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure18.86mb3.27mb0.0mb
Nuwara Eliya

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2017-09-0128.55 | 83.3922.43 | 72.37802.04 | 1.2730.35 | 1027.6618.86 | 0.74
2017-09-0227.53 | 81.5522.43 | 72.37802.04 | 1.2730.35 | 1027.667.24 | 0.29
2017-09-0325.49 | 77.8822.43 | 72.37873.06 | 1.930.38 | 1028.686.73 | 0.26
2017-09-0426.51 | 79.7222.43 | 72.37853.06 | 1.930.38 | 1028.6810.91 | 0.43
2017-09-0526.51 | 79.7222.43 | 72.37845.1 | 3.1730.38 | 1028.685.51 | 0.22
2017-09-0625.49 | 77.8821.41 | 70.54826.12 | 3.830.38 | 1028.683.47 | 0.14
2017-09-0725.49 | 77.8821.41 | 70.54825.1 | 3.1730.35 | 1027.663.47 | 0.14
2017-09-0825.49 | 77.8821.41 | 70.54855.1 | 3.1730.38 | 1028.685.51 | 0.22
2017-09-0925.49 | 77.8821.41 | 70.54847.14 | 4.4430.35 | 1027.661.84 | 0.07
2017-09-1026.51 | 79.7221.41 | 70.54805.1 | 3.1730.35 | 1027.660.61 | 0.02
2017-09-1127.53 | 81.5522.43 | 72.37793.06 | 1.930.35 | 1027.667.65 | 0.3
2017-09-1227.53 | 81.5522.43 | 72.37832.04 | 1.2730.38 | 1028.6810.3 | 0.41
2017-09-1325.49 | 77.8822.43 | 72.37856.12 | 3.830.41 | 1029.696.63 | 0.26
2017-09-1426.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.7747.14 | 4.4430.41 | 1029.690.2 | 0.01
2017-09-1527.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.7747.14 | 4.4430.38 | 1028.680.61 | 0.02
2017-09-1627.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.77310.2 | 6.3430.41 | 1029.690.0 | 0
2017-09-1726.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.77611.21 | 6.9730.47 | 1031.732.55 | 0.1
2017-09-1826.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.7739.18 | 5.730.47 | 1031.730.0 | 0
2017-09-1927.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.77410.2 | 6.3430.44 | 1030.710.0 | 0
2017-09-2026.51 | 79.7221.41 | 70.54789.18 | 5.730.41 | 1029.690.61 | 0.02
2017-09-2126.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.7758.16 | 5.0730.38 | 1028.680.31 | 0.01
2017-09-2227.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.7745.1 | 3.1730.38 | 1028.680.1 | 0.0
2017-09-2328.55 | 83.3921.41 | 70.54745.1 | 3.1730.41 | 1029.690.1 | 0.0
2017-09-2427.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.7738.16 | 5.0730.41 | 1029.690.31 | 0.01
2017-09-2526.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.7778.16 | 5.0730.38 | 1028.683.06 | 0.12
2017-09-2626.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.7768.16 | 5.0730.38 | 1028.680.92 | 0.04
2017-09-2727.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.77310.2 | 6.3430.38 | 1028.680.41 | 0.02
2017-09-2826.51 | 79.7220.39 | 68.77411.21 | 6.9730.38 | 1028.680.0 | 0
2017-09-2927.53 | 81.5520.39 | 68.7729.18 | 5.730.38 | 1028.680.0 | 0
2017-09-3028.55 | 83.3921.41 | 70.54747.14 | 4.4430.41 | 1029.690.31 | 0.01

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