Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 22.4°C/72.32°F, Wind SW at 0.45 km/h, 93% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Polonnaruwa Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Polonnaruwa has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The district’s yearly temperature is 31.0ºC (87.8ºF) and it is 3.54% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Polonnaruwa typically receives about 142.18 millimeters (5.6 inches) of precipitation and has 177.64 rainy days (48.67% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorth Central
Longitude81.0187984
Latitude7.9403384
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeTuesday 01:09
Annual high temperature34.55ºC (94.19ºF)
Annual low temperature25.38ºC (77.68ºF)
Average annual precip.142.18mm (5.6in)
Warmest monthApril (36.88ºC / 98.38ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (22.24ºC / 72.03ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (324.47mm / 12.77in)
Driest MonthJune (34.56mm / 1.36in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)177.64 days (48.67%)
Days with no rain187.36 days (51.33%)
Humidity81.06%

Climate Polonnaruwa: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)36.51(97.72)38.65(101.57)42.95(109.31)41.87(107.37)39.73(103.51)38.65(101.57)38.65(101.57)38.65(101.57)38.65(101.57)38.65(101.57)37.58(99.64)36.51(97.72)42.95(109.31)
Average high °C (°F)31.78(89.2)33.99(93.18)36.8(98.24)36.88(98.38)35.59(96.06)35.35(95.63)35.29(95.52)35.23(95.41)35.23(95.41)34.35(93.83)32.62(90.72)31.51(88.72)34.55(94.19)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.24(82.83)29.75(85.55)32.16(89.89)32.89(91.2)32.33(90.19)32.2(89.96)32.05(89.69)31.86(89.35)31.85(89.33)30.87(87.57)29.37(84.87)28.42(83.16)31.0(87.8)
Average low °C (°F)22.24(72.03)22.72(72.9)24.05(75.29)26.21(79.18)27.14(80.85)27.47(81.45)27.08(80.74)26.93(80.47)26.76(80.17)25.88(78.58)24.53(76.15)23.57(74.43)25.38(77.68)
Record low °C (°F)18.25(64.85)18.25(64.85)19.33(66.79)22.55(72.59)23.62(74.52)20.4(68.72)22.55(72.59)20.4(68.72)21.47(70.65)20.4(68.72)20.4(68.72)19.33(66.79)18.25(64.85)
Average precipitation mm (inches)80.14(3.16)88.42(3.48)94.03(3.7)240.58(9.47)138.39(5.45)34.56(1.36)51.1(2.01)62.31(2.45)117.95(4.64)324.47(12.77)262.28(10.33)211.86(8.34)142.18(5.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.2912.012.8824.4113.766.546.738.8811.1222.6425.3820.9914.81
Average relative humidity (%)86.5182.7876.9879.9381.8276.8475.8175.5375.9982.3188.5889.6881.06
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.9411.3311.8612.6913.1413.0513.1512.6612.6911.289.377.7111.66

Climate Graph

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

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa Temperature by Month

April
32.89°C | 91.2°F
May
32.33°C | 90.19°F
June
32.2°C | 89.96°F
March
32.16°C | 89.89°F
July
32.05°C | 89.69°F
August
31.86°C | 89.35°F
September
31.85°C | 89.33°F
October
30.87°C | 87.57°F
February
29.75°C | 85.55°F
November
29.37°C | 84.87°F
December
28.42°C | 83.16°F
January
28.24°C | 82.83°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature37.58°C (99.64°F)34.6°C (94.28°F)31.14°C (88.05°F)
Avg Temperature33.28°C (91.9°F)31.55°C (88.79°F)28.99°C (84.18°F)
Min Temperature27.92°C (82.26°F)26.84°C (80.31°F)25.77°C (78.39°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.7°C (76.46°F)23.41°C (74.14°F)22.55°C (72.59°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation6.98mm | 0.27in0.58mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in18.05mm | 0.71in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind33.28kmh | 20.68mph25.32kmh | 15.73mph16.11kmh | 10.01mph
Gust Wind46.17kmh | 28.69mph34.19kmh | 21.24mph22.55kmh | 14.01mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure6.98mb0.58mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
August° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-08-0132.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527023.62 | 14.6831.99 | 1083.360.11 | 0.0
2018-08-0232.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527124.7 | 15.3532.02 | 1084.440.11 | 0.0
2018-08-0332.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527024.7 | 15.3532.02 | 1084.440.0 | 0
2018-08-0432.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527026.84 | 16.6831.99 | 1083.360.11 | 0.0
2018-08-0532.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527025.77 | 16.0131.99 | 1083.360.0 | 0
2018-08-0631.14 | 88.0522.55 | 72.596832.21 | 20.0131.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-0731.14 | 88.0522.55 | 72.596830.06 | 18.6831.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-0831.14 | 88.0522.55 | 72.597030.06 | 18.6831.93 | 1081.221.18 | 0.05
2018-08-0931.14 | 88.0522.55 | 72.597126.84 | 16.6831.99 | 1083.361.4 | 0.06
2018-08-1031.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527123.62 | 14.6832.02 | 1084.440.0 | 0
2018-08-1132.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.526924.7 | 15.3531.99 | 1083.360.0 | 0
2018-08-1231.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527126.84 | 16.6831.93 | 1081.220.11 | 0.0
2018-08-1331.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527428.99 | 18.0131.96 | 1082.290.11 | 0.0
2018-08-1431.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527431.14 | 19.3531.93 | 1081.221.93 | 0.08
2018-08-1528.99 | 84.1823.62 | 74.527633.28 | 20.6831.96 | 1082.290.54 | 0.02
2018-08-1628.99 | 84.1823.62 | 74.527730.06 | 18.6831.96 | 1082.290.86 | 0.03
2018-08-1731.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527330.06 | 18.6831.9 | 1080.140.32 | 0.01
2018-08-1831.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527130.06 | 18.6831.9 | 1080.140.11 | 0.0
2018-08-1931.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527128.99 | 18.0131.9 | 1080.140.21 | 0.01
2018-08-2031.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527126.84 | 16.6831.93 | 1081.220.0 | 0
2018-08-2132.21 | 89.9822.55 | 72.596925.77 | 16.0131.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-2232.21 | 89.9822.55 | 72.596821.47 | 13.3431.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-2333.28 | 91.922.55 | 72.596618.25 | 11.3431.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-2432.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527116.11 | 10.0131.96 | 1082.296.98 | 0.27
2018-08-2531.14 | 88.0524.7 | 76.467519.33 | 12.0131.93 | 1081.222.79 | 0.11
2018-08-2631.14 | 88.0523.62 | 74.527320.4 | 12.6831.9 | 1080.140.0 | 0
2018-08-2732.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527221.47 | 13.3431.93 | 1081.220.0 | 0
2018-08-2832.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.526918.25 | 11.3431.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-2932.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527019.33 | 12.0131.99 | 1083.361.18 | 0.05
2018-08-3032.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.526820.4 | 12.6831.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0
2018-08-3132.21 | 89.9823.62 | 74.527024.7 | 15.3531.96 | 1082.290.0 | 0

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