Northern, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 24.12°C/75.42°F, Wind SW at 1.19 km/h, 93% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Northern Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 63.63 meters (208.76 feet) above sea level, Northern has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The city’s yearly temperature is 28.56ºC (83.41ºF) and it is 1.1% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Northern typically receives about 136.03 millimeters (5.36 inches) of precipitation and has 145.9 rainy days (39.97% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
Longitude80.2767327
Latitude8.8855027
Attitude/Elevation63.63m (208.76ft)
Local timeTuesday 22:53
Annual high temperature29.88ºC (85.78ºF)
Annual low temperature26.24ºC (79.23ºF)
Average annual precip.136.03mm (5.36in)
Warmest monthApril (31.42ºC / 88.56ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (24.04ºC / 75.27ºF)
Wettest MonthNovember (378.56mm / 14.9in)
Driest MonthMarch (52.12mm / 2.05in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)145.9 days (39.97%)
Days with no rain219.1 days (60.03%)
Humidity76.65%

Climate Northern: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)31.0(87.8)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)32.0(89.6)31.0(87.8)31.0(87.8)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)28.38(83.08)29.46(85.03)30.8(87.44)31.42(88.56)31.2(88.16)30.4(86.72)30.0(86.0)29.75(85.55)29.83(85.69)29.84(85.71)29.09(84.36)28.35(83.03)29.88(85.78)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.74(80.13)27.52(81.54)28.93(84.07)29.95(85.91)30.1(86.18)29.48(85.06)29.01(84.22)28.73(83.71)28.73(83.71)28.65(83.57)27.89(82.2)27.04(80.67)28.56(83.41)
Average low °C (°F)24.04(75.27)24.18(75.52)25.15(77.27)27.14(80.85)28.17(82.71)27.89(82.2)27.15(80.87)26.87(80.37)26.93(80.47)26.7(80.06)25.76(78.37)24.89(76.8)26.24(79.23)
Record low °C (°F)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)22.0(71.6)23.0(73.4)25.0(77.0)23.0(73.4)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)72.91(2.87)73.45(2.89)52.12(2.05)87.13(3.43)108.78(4.28)53.6(2.11)52.65(2.07)75.61(2.98)93.33(3.67)311.76(12.27)378.56(14.9)272.51(10.73)136.03(5.36)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)7.827.277.4511.919.738.368.010.0912.0922.6422.0918.4512.16
Average relative humidity (%)76.2675.6974.3575.9677.4976.0976.1476.8976.9576.7578.3378.8776.65
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.6810.9111.2911.8112.4212.5312.3611.3211.9610.738.397.4310.99

Climate Graph

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

Northern

Northern Temperature by Month

May
30.1°C | 86.18°F
April
29.95°C | 85.91°F
June
29.48°C | 85.06°F
July
29.01°C | 84.22°F
March
28.93°C | 84.07°F
August
28.73°C | 83.71°F
September
28.73°C | 83.71°F
October
28.65°C | 83.57°F
November
27.89°C | 82.2°F
February
27.52°C | 81.54°F
December
27.04°C | 80.67°F
January
26.74°C | 80.13°F

Historical Data

Summary
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  • December
TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.0°C (89.6°F)29.61°C (85.3°F)28.0°C (82.4°F)
Avg Temperature30.0°C (86.0°F)28.03°C (82.45°F)27.0°C (80.6°F)
Min Temperature26.0°C (78.8°F)24.39°C (75.9°F)23.0°C (73.4°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.0°C (73.4°F)21.52°C (70.74°F)20.0°C (68.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation2.4mm | 0.09in0.12mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in3.6mm | 0.14in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind23.0kmh | 14.29mph17.29kmh | 10.74mph12.0kmh | 7.46mph
Gust Wind32.0kmh | 19.88mph24.48kmh | 15.21mph17.0kmh | 10.56mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure2.4mb0.12mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
March° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-03-0128 | 82.420 | 68.07022 | 13.6729.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0227 | 80.620 | 68.07118 | 11.1829.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0327 | 80.620 | 68.07017 | 10.5629.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0427 | 80.620 | 68.06913 | 8.0829.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0527 | 80.620 | 68.07113 | 8.0829.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0627 | 80.622 | 71.67712 | 7.4629.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0727 | 80.622 | 71.67713 | 8.0829.85 | 10111.0 | 0.04
2020-03-0828 | 82.421 | 69.87418 | 11.1829.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-0927 | 80.621 | 69.87419 | 11.8129.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1028 | 82.422 | 71.67618 | 11.1829.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1128 | 82.422 | 71.67518 | 11.1829.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1228 | 82.421 | 69.87218 | 11.1829.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1329 | 84.222 | 71.67319 | 11.8129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1429 | 84.222 | 71.67321 | 13.0529.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1528 | 82.422 | 71.67420 | 12.4329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-1630 | 86.023 | 73.47423 | 14.2929.85 | 10110.1 | 0.0
2020-03-1730 | 86.023 | 73.47221 | 13.0529.88 | 10120.1 | 0.0
2020-03-1828 | 82.423 | 73.47816 | 9.9429.88 | 10122.4 | 0.09
2020-03-1929 | 84.223 | 73.47716 | 9.9429.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2028 | 82.422 | 71.67415 | 9.3229.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2128 | 82.422 | 71.67415 | 9.3229.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2227 | 80.622 | 71.67515 | 9.3229.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2328 | 82.421 | 69.87318 | 11.1829.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2429 | 84.222 | 71.67220 | 12.4329.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2528 | 82.421 | 69.87318 | 11.1829.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2629 | 84.221 | 69.87020 | 12.4329.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2729 | 84.222 | 71.67020 | 12.4329.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2828 | 82.421 | 69.87317 | 10.5629.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-2927 | 80.622 | 71.67512 | 7.4629.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2020-03-3028 | 82.421 | 69.87115 | 9.3229.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2020-03-3128 | 82.421 | 69.87316 | 9.9429.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0

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