Puttalam, North Western, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 22.58°C/72.64°F, Wind SW at 4.63 km/h, 82% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Puttalam Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Puttalam has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 30.66ºC (87.19ºF) and it is 3.2% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Puttalam typically receives about 166.77 millimeters (6.57 inches) of precipitation and has 205.93 rainy days (56.42% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorth Western
Longitude79.839386
Latitude8.0407913
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeFriday 10:09
Annual high temperature32.59ºC (90.66ºF)
Annual low temperature27.5ºC (81.5ºF)
Average annual precip.166.77mm (6.57in)
Warmest monthApril (34.09ºC / 93.36ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (24.66ºC / 76.39ºF)
Wettest MonthNovember (345.38mm / 13.6in)
Driest MonthFebruary (79.39mm / 3.13in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)205.93 days (56.42%)
Days with no rain159.07 days (43.58%)
Humidity82.36%

Climate Puttalam: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)35.41(95.74)36.48(97.66)38.63(101.53)37.55(99.59)36.48(97.66)35.41(95.74)35.41(95.74)35.41(95.74)35.41(95.74)35.41(95.74)35.41(95.74)34.34(93.81)38.63(101.53)
Average high °C (°F)31.46(88.63)32.84(91.11)34.06(93.31)34.09(93.36)33.51(92.32)32.71(90.88)32.2(89.96)32.11(89.8)32.34(90.21)32.42(90.36)32.01(89.62)31.31(88.36)32.59(90.66)
Daily mean °C (°F)29.06(84.31)30.11(86.2)31.5(88.7)32.07(89.73)31.92(89.46)31.26(88.27)30.76(87.37)30.66(87.19)30.73(87.31)30.67(87.21)29.97(85.95)29.2(84.56)30.66(87.19)
Average low °C (°F)24.66(76.39)25.07(77.13)26.78(80.2)28.77(83.79)29.46(85.03)29.16(84.49)28.62(83.52)28.43(83.17)28.46(83.23)28.11(82.6)26.8(80.24)25.72(78.3)27.5(81.5)
Record low °C (°F)21.46(70.63)21.46(70.63)22.53(72.55)24.68(76.42)24.68(76.42)22.53(72.55)21.46(70.63)21.46(70.63)21.46(70.63)21.46(70.63)20.39(68.7)20.39(68.7)20.39(68.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches)81.33(3.2)79.39(3.13)82.03(3.23)146.72(5.78)179.82(7.08)135.04(5.32)114.12(4.49)109.41(4.31)141.48(5.57)320.68(12.63)345.38(13.6)265.9(10.47)166.78(6.57)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)10.549.5613.0720.8718.0516.6914.0515.2216.7825.7525.4619.917.16
Average relative humidity (%)82.980.4378.0580.8683.0882.4882.9882.882.0782.3884.5185.8582.36
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.5311.7312.0912.3712.8812.9512.5611.6512.2911.339.498.6711.63

Climate Graph

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

Puttalam

Puttalam Temperature by Month

April
32.07°C | 89.73°F
May
31.92°C | 89.46°F
March
31.5°C | 88.7°F
June
31.26°C | 88.27°F
July
30.76°C | 87.37°F
September
30.73°C | 87.31°F
October
30.67°C | 87.21°F
August
30.66°C | 87.19°F
February
30.11°C | 86.2°F
November
29.97°C | 85.95°F
December
29.2°C | 84.56°F
January
29.06°C | 84.31°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.26°C (91.87°F)32.47°C (90.45°F)32.19°C (89.94°F)
Avg Temperature31.12°C (88.02°F)31.05°C (87.89°F)30.04°C (86.07°F)
Min Temperature28.97°C (84.15°F)28.76°C (83.77°F)27.9°C (82.22°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point25.75°C (78.35°F)25.2°C (77.36°F)24.68°C (76.42°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation12.98mm | 0.51in2.36mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in73.29mm | 2.89in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind39.7kmh | 24.67mph32.26kmh | 20.05mph17.17kmh | 10.67mph
Gust Wind56.87kmh | 35.34mph43.4kmh | 26.97mph23.61kmh | 14.67mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure12.98mb2.36mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
July° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-07-0131.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427439.7 | 24.6731.88 | 1079.440.21 | 0.01
2012-07-0231.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427639.7 | 24.6731.88 | 1079.4410.62 | 0.42
2012-07-0330.04 | 86.0725.75 | 78.357939.7 | 24.6731.84 | 1078.3712.98 | 0.51
2012-07-0431.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357736.48 | 22.6731.84 | 1078.370.0 | 0
2012-07-0531.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427638.63 | 24.031.84 | 1078.370.11 | 0.0
2012-07-0631.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357638.63 | 24.031.84 | 1078.370.11 | 0.0
2012-07-0731.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427638.63 | 24.031.81 | 1077.290.43 | 0.02
2012-07-0831.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357833.26 | 20.6731.84 | 1078.370.54 | 0.02
2012-07-0930.04 | 86.0724.68 | 76.427736.48 | 22.6731.84 | 1078.376.55 | 0.26
2012-07-1031.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427630.04 | 18.6731.88 | 1079.446.22 | 0.24
2012-07-1131.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427323.61 | 14.6731.88 | 1079.443.43 | 0.14
2012-07-1231.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427418.24 | 11.3331.88 | 1079.440.11 | 0.0
2012-07-1331.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427522.53 | 14.031.88 | 1079.441.18 | 0.05
2012-07-1431.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427418.24 | 11.3331.88 | 1079.440.11 | 0.0
2012-07-1531.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357517.17 | 10.6731.88 | 1079.440.75 | 0.03
2012-07-1631.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357722.53 | 14.031.94 | 1081.583.22 | 0.13
2012-07-1731.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357931.12 | 19.3431.97 | 1082.660.11 | 0.0
2012-07-1831.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357834.34 | 21.3431.97 | 1082.660.64 | 0.03
2012-07-1931.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357836.48 | 22.6731.94 | 1081.580.21 | 0.01
2012-07-2031.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357734.34 | 21.3431.91 | 1080.512.47 | 0.1
2012-07-2131.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357736.48 | 22.6731.94 | 1081.585.15 | 0.2
2012-07-2231.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427736.48 | 22.6731.91 | 1080.510.75 | 0.03
2012-07-2331.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427633.26 | 20.6731.88 | 1079.449.66 | 0.38
2012-07-2431.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357734.34 | 21.3431.88 | 1079.443.76 | 0.15
2012-07-2531.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357533.26 | 20.6731.91 | 1080.510.0 | 0
2012-07-2631.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427628.97 | 18.031.91 | 1080.512.04 | 0.08
2012-07-2731.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427527.9 | 17.3431.88 | 1079.440.0 | 0
2012-07-2831.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357634.34 | 21.3431.91 | 1080.510.11 | 0.0
2012-07-2931.12 | 88.0225.75 | 78.357435.41 | 22.031.97 | 1082.661.39 | 0.05
2012-07-3031.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427634.34 | 21.3431.97 | 1082.660.32 | 0.01
2012-07-3131.12 | 88.0224.68 | 76.427735.41 | 22.031.97 | 1082.660.11 | 0.0

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