Chankanai, Northern, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 25.74°C/78.33°F, Wind SW at 3.24 km/h, 84% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Chankanai Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Chankanai has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The district’s yearly temperature is 28.91ºC (84.04ºF) and it is 1.45% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Chankanai typically receives about 137.71 millimeters (5.42 inches) of precipitation and has 147.7 rainy days (40.47% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorthern
Longitude79.9724751
Latitude9.7452939
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeTuesday 20:24
Annual high temperature30.25ºC (86.45ºF)
Annual low temperature26.56ºC (79.81ºF)
Average annual precip.137.71mm (5.42in)
Warmest monthApril (31.81ºC / 89.26ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (24.34ºC / 75.81ºF)
Wettest MonthNovember (383.22mm / 15.09in)
Driest MonthMarch (52.76mm / 2.08in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)147.7 days (40.47%)
Days with no rain217.3 days (59.53%)
Humidity77.59%

Climate Chankanai: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)31.38(88.48)33.41(92.14)34.42(93.96)34.42(93.96)34.42(93.96)32.39(90.3)33.41(92.14)32.39(90.3)33.41(92.14)32.39(90.3)31.38(88.48)31.38(88.48)34.42(93.96)
Average high °C (°F)28.73(83.71)29.82(85.68)31.18(88.12)31.81(89.26)31.58(88.84)30.77(87.39)30.37(86.67)30.12(86.22)30.2(86.36)30.21(86.38)29.45(85.01)28.7(83.66)30.25(86.45)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.07(80.73)27.86(82.15)29.29(84.72)30.32(86.58)30.47(86.85)29.84(85.71)29.37(84.87)29.08(84.34)29.08(84.34)29.0(84.2)28.23(82.81)27.37(81.27)28.91(84.04)
Average low °C (°F)24.34(75.81)24.48(76.06)25.46(77.83)27.47(81.45)28.52(83.34)28.23(82.81)27.48(81.46)27.2(80.96)27.26(81.07)27.03(80.65)26.08(78.94)25.2(77.36)26.56(79.81)
Record low °C (°F)21.26(70.27)21.26(70.27)22.27(72.09)23.28(73.9)25.31(77.56)23.28(73.9)21.26(70.27)21.26(70.27)21.26(70.27)21.26(70.27)21.26(70.27)19.23(66.61)19.23(66.61)
Average precipitation mm (inches)73.81(2.91)74.35(2.93)52.76(2.08)88.2(3.47)110.12(4.34)54.26(2.14)53.3(2.1)76.54(3.01)94.48(3.72)315.59(12.42)383.22(15.09)275.86(10.86)137.7(5.42)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)7.927.367.5412.069.858.468.110.2112.2422.9222.3618.6812.31
Average relative humidity (%)77.276.6275.2676.8978.4477.0377.0877.8477.977.6979.2979.8477.59
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.8111.0411.4311.9612.5712.6812.5111.4612.1110.868.497.5211.13

Climate Graph

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

Chankanai

Chankanai Temperature by Month

May
30.47°C | 86.85°F
April
30.32°C | 86.58°F
June
29.84°C | 85.71°F
July
29.37°C | 84.87°F
March
29.29°C | 84.72°F
August
29.08°C | 84.34°F
September
29.08°C | 84.34°F
October
29.0°C | 84.2°F
November
28.23°C | 82.81°F
February
27.86°C | 82.15°F
December
27.37°C | 81.27°F
January
27.07°C | 80.73°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature31.38°C (88.48°F)30.37°C (86.67°F)29.36°C (84.85°F)
Avg Temperature30.37°C (86.67°F)29.43°C (84.97°F)29.36°C (84.85°F)
Min Temperature28.34°C (83.01°F)27.4°C (81.32°F)27.33°C (81.19°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.3°C (75.74°F)24.14°C (75.45°F)23.28°C (73.9°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation5.06mm | 0.2in0.69mm | 0.03in0.0mm | 0in21.24mm | 0.84in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind41.5kmh | 25.79mph29.29kmh | 18.2mph13.16kmh | 8.18mph
Gust Wind56.69kmh | 35.23mph40.88kmh | 25.4mph20.25kmh | 12.58mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure5.06mb0.69mb0.0mb
Chankanai

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
July° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-07-0129.36 | 84.8523.28 | 73.97437.46 | 23.2830.04 | 1017.360.0 | 0
2012-07-0229.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747638.47 | 23.930.04 | 1017.360.0 | 0
2012-07-0329.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747741.5 | 25.7930.01 | 1016.350.0 | 0
2012-07-0429.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747634.42 | 21.3930.01 | 1016.350.0 | 0
2012-07-0529.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747635.43 | 22.0230.01 | 1016.350.0 | 0
2012-07-0629.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747734.42 | 21.3930.01 | 1016.350.0 | 0
2012-07-0729.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747635.43 | 22.0229.98 | 1015.340.0 | 0
2012-07-0829.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747829.36 | 18.2430.01 | 1016.350.1 | 0.0
2012-07-0929.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747731.38 | 19.530.01 | 1016.350.71 | 0.03
2012-07-1029.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747625.31 | 15.7330.04 | 1017.361.52 | 0.06
2012-07-1129.36 | 84.8523.28 | 73.97323.28 | 14.4730.04 | 1017.361.11 | 0.04
2012-07-1229.36 | 84.8523.28 | 73.97419.23 | 11.9530.07 | 1018.371.92 | 0.08
2012-07-1330.37 | 86.6724.3 | 75.747420.25 | 12.5830.04 | 1017.361.32 | 0.05
2012-07-1430.37 | 86.6724.3 | 75.747413.16 | 8.1830.04 | 1017.360.4 | 0.02
2012-07-1529.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747514.17 | 8.830.07 | 1018.375.06 | 0.2
2012-07-1629.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747616.2 | 10.0730.1 | 1019.393.24 | 0.13
2012-07-1729.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.748129.36 | 18.2430.13 | 1020.41.11 | 0.04
2012-07-1829.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747934.42 | 21.3930.13 | 1020.40.2 | 0.01
2012-07-1929.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747833.41 | 20.7630.1 | 1019.390.2 | 0.01
2012-07-2029.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747630.37 | 18.8730.07 | 1018.370.81 | 0.03
2012-07-2129.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747731.38 | 19.530.1 | 1019.390.51 | 0.02
2012-07-2229.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747629.36 | 18.2430.07 | 1018.372.23 | 0.09
2012-07-2329.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747529.36 | 18.2430.04 | 1017.360.1 | 0.0
2012-07-2429.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747729.36 | 18.2430.04 | 1017.360.0 | 0
2012-07-2529.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747628.34 | 17.6130.07 | 1018.370.4 | 0.02
2012-07-2629.36 | 84.8523.28 | 73.97425.31 | 15.7330.07 | 1018.370.3 | 0.01
2012-07-2729.36 | 84.8523.28 | 73.97527.33 | 16.9830.04 | 1017.360.0 | 0
2012-07-2829.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747631.38 | 19.530.07 | 1018.370.0 | 0
2012-07-2929.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747531.38 | 19.530.13 | 1020.40.0 | 0
2012-07-3029.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747633.41 | 20.7630.13 | 1020.40.0 | 0
2012-07-3129.36 | 84.8524.3 | 75.747734.42 | 21.3930.13 | 1020.40.0 | 0

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