Peradeniya, Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 23.12°C/73.62°F, Wind SW at 0.18 km/h, 90% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Peradeniya Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 477.32 meters (1566.01 feet) above sea level, Peradeniya has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 27.17ºC (80.91ºF) and it is -0.29% lower than Sri Lanka’s averages. Peradeniya typically receives about 238.55 millimeters (9.39 inches) of precipitation and has 255.24 rainy days (69.93% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityCentral
Longitude80.593833
Latitude7.2698653
Attitude/Elevation477.32m (1566.01ft)
Local timeMonday 13:02
Annual high temperature30.62ºC (87.12ºF)
Annual low temperature21.31ºC (70.36ºF)
Average annual precip.238.55mm (9.39in)
Warmest monthMarch (32.89ºC / 91.2ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (19.38ºC / 66.88ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (489.38mm / 19.27in)
Driest MonthJanuary (101.78mm / 4.01in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)255.24 days (69.93%)
Days with no rain109.75999999999999 days (30.07%)
Humidity80.79%

Climate Peradeniya: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.01(93.22)38.14(100.65)38.14(100.65)37.11(98.8)38.14(100.65)32.98(91.36)35.04(95.07)35.04(95.07)35.04(95.07)35.04(95.07)32.98(91.36)31.95(89.51)38.14(100.65)
Average high °C (°F)29.41(84.94)30.86(87.55)32.89(91.2)32.67(90.81)31.36(88.45)30.26(86.47)30.09(86.16)30.34(86.61)30.78(87.4)30.55(86.99)29.6(85.28)28.63(83.53)30.62(87.12)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.76(78.37)26.77(80.19)28.61(83.5)28.79(83.82)28.12(82.62)27.24(81.03)27.04(80.67)27.14(80.85)27.4(81.32)27.13(80.83)26.45(79.61)25.55(77.99)27.17(80.91)
Average low °C (°F)19.38(66.88)19.43(66.97)20.46(68.83)22.05(71.69)22.71(72.88)22.38(72.28)21.98(71.56)21.83(71.29)21.92(71.46)21.83(71.29)21.29(70.32)20.42(68.76)21.3(70.34)
Record low °C (°F)14.43(57.97)15.46(59.83)16.49(61.68)18.55(65.39)19.58(67.24)17.52(63.54)15.46(59.83)18.55(65.39)19.58(67.24)17.52(63.54)18.55(65.39)15.46(59.83)14.43(57.97)
Average precipitation mm (inches)101.78(4.01)154.51(6.08)165.25(6.51)366.6(14.43)315.57(12.42)116.83(4.6)148.62(5.85)154.96(6.1)215.93(8.5)489.38(19.27)389.64(15.34)243.51(9.59)238.55(9.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)13.1213.416.1225.6727.2619.7720.6123.1421.6427.4626.0520.9921.27
Average relative humidity (%)82.1479.6775.8380.3581.6979.2979.178.8278.5882.5485.3586.0380.79
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.011.1111.3612.0512.5712.6712.4411.4512.3810.979.898.0111.33

Climate Graph

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

Peradeniya

Peradeniya Temperature by Month

April
28.79°C | 83.82°F
March
28.61°C | 83.5°F
May
28.12°C | 82.62°F
September
27.4°C | 81.32°F
June
27.24°C | 81.03°F
August
27.14°C | 80.85°F
October
27.13°C | 80.83°F
July
27.04°C | 80.67°F
February
26.77°C | 80.19°F
November
26.45°C | 79.61°F
January
25.76°C | 78.37°F
December
25.55°C | 77.99°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature38.14°C (100.65°F)32.91°C (91.24°F)29.89°C (85.8°F)
Avg Temperature30.92°C (87.66°F)28.68°C (83.62°F)26.8°C (80.24°F)
Min Temperature22.68°C (72.82°F)20.72°C (69.3°F)18.55°C (65.39°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point21.64°C (70.95°F)19.12°C (66.42°F)14.43°C (57.97°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation12.68mm | 0.5in2.39mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in69.26mm | 2.73in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind12.37kmh | 7.69mph7.93kmh | 4.93mph3.09kmh | 1.92mph
Gust Wind17.52kmh | 10.89mph11.66kmh | 7.25mph5.15kmh | 3.2mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure12.68mb2.39mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
February° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2016-02-0127.83 | 82.0917.52 | 63.54659.28 | 5.7730.8 | 1043.070.0 | 0
2016-02-0227.83 | 82.0917.52 | 63.546910.31 | 6.4130.83 | 1044.10.0 | 0
2016-02-0326.8 | 80.2414.43 | 57.975910.31 | 6.4130.8 | 1043.070.0 | 0
2016-02-0427.83 | 82.0916.49 | 61.68659.28 | 5.7730.8 | 1043.070.0 | 0
2016-02-0527.83 | 82.0918.55 | 65.39718.25 | 5.1330.8 | 1043.070.1 | 0.0
2016-02-0627.83 | 82.0919.58 | 67.24746.18 | 3.8430.77 | 1042.040.0 | 0
2016-02-0728.86 | 83.9520.61 | 69.1737.21 | 4.4830.8 | 1043.076.91 | 0.27
2016-02-0828.86 | 83.9520.61 | 69.1767.21 | 4.4830.8 | 1043.073.3 | 0.13
2016-02-0927.83 | 82.0920.61 | 69.1804.12 | 2.5630.8 | 1043.076.6 | 0.26
2016-02-1028.86 | 83.9520.61 | 69.1766.18 | 3.8430.8 | 1043.070.0 | 0
2016-02-1129.89 | 85.817.52 | 63.54666.18 | 3.8430.77 | 1042.040.0 | 0
2016-02-1228.86 | 83.9515.46 | 59.83598.25 | 5.1330.77 | 1042.040.0 | 0
2016-02-1328.86 | 83.9515.46 | 59.83624.12 | 2.5630.77 | 1042.040.0 | 0
2016-02-1428.86 | 83.9519.58 | 67.24714.12 | 2.5630.77 | 1042.040.0 | 0
2016-02-1527.83 | 82.0920.61 | 69.1778.25 | 5.1330.8 | 1043.074.33 | 0.17
2016-02-1627.83 | 82.0918.55 | 65.397011.34 | 7.0530.8 | 1043.070.1 | 0.0
2016-02-1726.8 | 80.2420.61 | 69.17911.34 | 7.0530.77 | 1042.0410.93 | 0.43
2016-02-1827.83 | 82.0921.64 | 70.958012.37 | 7.6930.77 | 1042.047.01 | 0.28
2016-02-1928.86 | 83.9521.64 | 70.95778.25 | 5.1330.83 | 1044.15.87 | 0.23
2016-02-2028.86 | 83.9521.64 | 70.95786.18 | 3.8430.86 | 1045.139.07 | 0.36
2016-02-2129.89 | 85.819.58 | 67.24686.18 | 3.8430.83 | 1044.10.1 | 0.0
2016-02-2230.92 | 87.6618.55 | 65.39667.21 | 4.4830.83 | 1044.10.0 | 0
2016-02-2330.92 | 87.6616.49 | 61.68613.09 | 1.9230.83 | 1044.10.0 | 0
2016-02-2429.89 | 85.819.58 | 67.24704.12 | 2.5630.8 | 1043.070.72 | 0.03
2016-02-2528.86 | 83.9521.64 | 70.95797.21 | 4.4830.8 | 1043.0712.68 | 0.5
2016-02-2628.86 | 83.9519.58 | 67.247111.34 | 7.0530.83 | 1044.10.0 | 0
2016-02-2729.89 | 85.819.58 | 67.246811.34 | 7.0530.83 | 1044.10.1 | 0.0
2016-02-2828.86 | 83.9519.58 | 67.247110.31 | 6.4130.86 | 1045.130.62 | 0.02
2016-02-2928.86 | 83.9520.61 | 69.17210.31 | 6.4130.86 | 1045.130.82 | 0.03

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