Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 26°C/78.8°F, Wind SW at 2.5 km/h, 84% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Anuradhapura Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 91.52 meters (300.26 feet) above sea level, Anuradhapura has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The district’s yearly temperature is 28.07ºC (82.53ºF) and it is 0.61% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Anuradhapura typically receives about 128.75 millimeters (5.07 inches) of precipitation and has 160.86 rainy days (44.07% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorth Central
Longitude80.4036508
Latitude8.3113518
Attitude/Elevation91.52m (300.26ft)
Local timeMonday 04:27
Annual high temperature31.29ºC (88.32ºF)
Annual low temperature22.98ºC (73.36ºF)
Average annual precip.128.75mm (5.07in)
Warmest monthApril (33.4ºC / 92.12ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (20.14ºC / 68.25ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (293.83mm / 11.57in)
Driest MonthJune (31.3mm / 1.23in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)160.86 days (44.07%)
Days with no rain204.14 days (55.93%)
Humidity73.41%

Climate Anuradhapura: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.06(91.51)35.0(95.0)38.89(102.0)37.92(100.26)35.98(96.76)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)34.03(93.25)33.06(91.51)38.89(102.0)
Average high °C (°F)28.78(83.8)30.78(87.4)33.32(91.98)33.4(92.12)32.23(90.01)32.01(89.62)31.96(89.53)31.9(89.42)31.9(89.42)31.1(87.98)29.54(85.17)28.54(83.37)31.29(88.32)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.57(78.03)26.94(80.49)29.12(84.42)29.78(85.6)29.28(84.7)29.16(84.49)29.02(84.24)28.85(83.93)28.84(83.91)27.95(82.31)26.59(79.86)25.74(78.33)28.07(82.53)
Average low °C (°F)20.14(68.25)20.57(69.03)21.78(71.2)23.73(74.71)24.58(76.24)24.87(76.77)24.52(76.14)24.39(75.9)24.23(75.61)23.43(74.17)22.22(72.0)21.34(70.41)22.99(73.38)
Record low °C (°F)16.53(61.75)16.53(61.75)17.5(63.5)20.42(68.76)21.39(70.5)18.47(65.25)20.42(68.76)18.47(65.25)19.45(67.01)18.47(65.25)18.47(65.25)17.5(63.5)16.53(61.75)
Average precipitation mm (inches)72.57(2.86)80.07(3.15)85.15(3.35)217.86(8.58)125.32(4.93)31.3(1.23)46.27(1.82)56.42(2.22)106.81(4.21)293.83(11.57)237.51(9.35)191.85(7.55)128.75(5.07)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)11.1310.8711.6722.112.465.926.18.0410.0720.5122.9919.0113.41
Average relative humidity (%)78.3474.9669.7172.3874.0969.5968.6568.468.8174.5480.2181.2173.41
Mean monthly sunshine hours9.9110.2610.7411.4911.911.8111.9111.4611.4910.228.496.9810.56

Climate Graph

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

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura Temperature by Month

April
29.78°C | 85.6°F
May
29.28°C | 84.7°F
June
29.16°C | 84.49°F
March
29.12°C | 84.42°F
July
29.02°C | 84.24°F
August
28.85°C | 83.93°F
September
28.84°C | 83.91°F
October
27.95°C | 82.31°F
February
26.94°C | 80.49°F
November
26.59°C | 79.86°F
December
25.74°C | 78.33°F
January
25.57°C | 78.03°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.09°C (89.76°F)29.89°C (85.8°F)24.31°C (75.76°F)
Avg Temperature29.17°C (84.51°F)27.76°C (81.97°F)24.31°C (75.76°F)
Min Temperature25.28°C (77.5°F)24.56°C (76.21°F)20.42°C (68.76°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.34°C (74.01°F)21.86°C (71.35°F)20.42°C (68.76°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation20.42mm | 0.8in4.09mm | 0.16in0.0mm | 0in126.7mm | 4.99in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind22.36kmh | 13.89mph17.09kmh | 10.62mph5.83kmh | 3.62mph
Gust Wind30.14kmh | 18.73mph23.99kmh | 14.91mph8.75kmh | 5.44mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure20.42mb4.09mb0.0mb
Anuradhapura

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
July° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-07-0128.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257518.47 | 11.4828.88 | 978.130.29 | 0.01
2020-07-0228.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257319.45 | 12.0928.88 | 978.130.19 | 0.01
2020-07-0328.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57221.39 | 13.2928.91 | 979.110.1 | 0.0
2020-07-0428.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57022.36 | 13.8928.91 | 979.110.19 | 0.01
2020-07-0528.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.56922.36 | 13.8928.88 | 978.130.1 | 0.0
2020-07-0629.17 | 84.5121.39 | 70.57019.45 | 12.0928.88 | 978.130.0 | 0
2020-07-0729.17 | 84.5121.39 | 70.56919.45 | 12.0928.91 | 979.110.0 | 0
2020-07-0828.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57313.61 | 8.4628.91 | 979.117.58 | 0.3
2020-07-0927.22 | 81.022.36 | 72.258012.64 | 7.8528.91 | 979.1116.63 | 0.65
2020-07-1026.25 | 79.2522.36 | 72.258415.56 | 9.6728.91 | 979.119.63 | 0.38
2020-07-1127.22 | 81.022.36 | 72.257915.56 | 9.6728.91 | 979.110.0 | 0
2020-07-1227.22 | 81.022.36 | 72.257816.53 | 10.2728.91 | 979.113.11 | 0.12
2020-07-1328.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257617.5 | 10.8728.88 | 978.130.1 | 0.0
2020-07-1428.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257619.45 | 12.0928.88 | 978.130.1 | 0.0
2020-07-1528.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257622.36 | 13.8928.88 | 978.130.49 | 0.02
2020-07-1628.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57120.42 | 12.6928.88 | 978.130.19 | 0.01
2020-07-1728.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57117.5 | 10.8728.88 | 978.131.17 | 0.05
2020-07-1828.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57410.7 | 6.6528.88 | 978.1315.17 | 0.6
2020-07-1928.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.25765.83 | 3.6228.88 | 978.1311.18 | 0.44
2020-07-2029.17 | 84.5123.34 | 74.01797.78 | 4.8328.88 | 978.139.63 | 0.38
2020-07-2128.2 | 82.7622.36 | 72.257516.53 | 10.2728.88 | 978.132.04 | 0.08
2020-07-2229.17 | 84.5121.39 | 70.57013.61 | 8.4628.91 | 979.110.97 | 0.04
2020-07-2329.17 | 84.5121.39 | 70.56916.53 | 10.2728.91 | 979.111.65 | 0.06
2020-07-2427.22 | 81.020.42 | 68.767013.61 | 8.4628.97 | 981.050.19 | 0.01
2020-07-2527.22 | 81.021.39 | 70.57317.5 | 10.8728.94 | 980.080.1 | 0.0
2020-07-2627.22 | 81.021.39 | 70.57319.45 | 12.0928.97 | 981.050.0 | 0
2020-07-2725.28 | 77.522.36 | 72.258214.58 | 9.0628.94 | 980.085.06 | 0.2
2020-07-2825.28 | 77.522.36 | 72.258717.5 | 10.8728.88 | 978.1320.42 | 0.8
2020-07-2924.31 | 75.7622.36 | 72.258818.47 | 11.4828.88 | 978.1319.93 | 0.78
2020-07-3027.22 | 81.021.39 | 70.57921.39 | 13.2928.88 | 978.130.39 | 0.02
2020-07-3128.2 | 82.7621.39 | 70.57422.36 | 13.8928.88 | 978.130.1 | 0.0

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