Jaffna, Northern, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 26.94°C/80.49°F, Wind SW at 4.8 km/h, 82% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Sri Lanka
(Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash)

Jaffna Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Jaffna has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The district’s yearly temperature is 30.76ºC (87.37ºF) and it is 3.3% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Jaffna typically receives about 146.53 millimeters (5.77 inches) of precipitation and has 157.16 rainy days (43.06% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorthern
Longitude80.0255465
Latitude9.6614981
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeTuesday 04:58
Annual high temperature32.19ºC (89.94ºF)
Annual low temperature28.27ºC (82.89ºF)
Average annual precip.146.53mm (5.77in)
Warmest monthApril (33.85ºC / 92.93ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (25.9ºC / 78.62ºF)
Wettest MonthNovember (407.78mm / 16.05in)
Driest MonthMarch (56.14mm / 2.21in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)157.16 days (43.06%)
Days with no rain207.84 days (56.94%)
Humidity82.57%

Climate Jaffna: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.39(92.1)35.55(95.99)36.62(97.92)36.62(97.92)36.62(97.92)34.47(94.05)35.55(95.99)34.47(94.05)35.55(95.99)34.47(94.05)33.39(92.1)33.39(92.1)36.62(97.92)
Average high °C (°F)30.57(87.03)31.73(89.11)33.18(91.72)33.85(92.93)33.61(92.5)32.75(90.95)32.32(90.18)32.05(89.69)32.13(89.83)32.14(89.85)31.34(88.41)30.54(86.97)32.19(89.94)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.8(83.84)29.64(85.35)31.16(88.09)32.26(90.07)32.42(90.36)31.76(89.17)31.25(88.25)30.95(87.71)30.95(87.71)30.86(87.55)30.04(86.07)29.13(84.43)30.76(87.37)
Average low °C (°F)25.9(78.62)26.05(78.89)27.09(80.76)29.24(84.63)30.34(86.61)30.04(86.07)29.25(84.65)28.94(84.09)29.01(84.22)28.76(83.77)27.75(81.95)26.81(80.26)28.27(82.89)
Record low °C (°F)22.62(72.72)22.62(72.72)23.7(74.66)24.78(76.6)26.93(80.47)24.78(76.6)22.62(72.72)22.62(72.72)22.62(72.72)22.62(72.72)22.62(72.72)20.47(68.85)20.47(68.85)
Average precipitation mm (inches)78.54(3.09)79.12(3.11)56.14(2.21)93.86(3.7)117.18(4.61)57.74(2.27)56.71(2.23)81.45(3.21)100.54(3.96)335.83(13.22)407.78(16.05)293.55(11.56)146.53(5.77)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)8.427.838.0312.8310.489.018.6210.8713.0224.3923.819.8713.1
Average relative humidity (%)82.1581.5380.0981.8283.4781.9682.0282.8382.8982.6884.3884.9682.57
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.511.7512.1612.7213.3813.513.3112.1912.8811.569.048.011.84

Climate Graph

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

Jaffna

Jaffna Temperature by Month

May
32.42°C | 90.36°F
April
32.26°C | 90.07°F
June
31.76°C | 89.17°F
July
31.25°C | 88.25°F
March
31.16°C | 88.09°F
August
30.95°C | 87.71°F
September
30.95°C | 87.71°F
October
30.86°C | 87.55°F
November
30.04°C | 86.07°F
February
29.64°C | 85.35°F
December
29.13°C | 84.43°F
January
28.8°C | 83.84°F

Historical Data

Summary
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.39°C (92.1°F)32.05°C (89.69°F)30.16°C (86.29°F)
Avg Temperature31.24°C (88.23°F)29.66°C (85.39°F)28.01°C (82.42°F)
Min Temperature26.93°C (80.47°F)25.81°C (78.46°F)23.7°C (74.66°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.78°C (76.6°F)22.7°C (72.86°F)19.39°C (66.9°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation6.57mm | 0.26in0.55mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in15.3mm | 0.6in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind22.62kmh | 14.06mph18.77kmh | 11.66mph12.93kmh | 8.03mph
Gust Wind32.32kmh | 20.08mph26.74kmh | 16.62mph19.39kmh | 12.05mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure6.57mb0.55mb0.0mb
Jaffna

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
February° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-02-0129.08 | 84.3421.54 | 70.777020.47 | 12.7232.22 | 1091.20.0 | 0
2018-02-0229.08 | 84.3419.39 | 66.96320.47 | 12.7232.19 | 1090.130.0 | 0
2018-02-0328.01 | 82.4220.47 | 68.856920.47 | 12.7232.19 | 1090.130.0 | 0
2018-02-0429.08 | 84.3421.54 | 70.777319.39 | 12.0532.22 | 1091.20.0 | 0
2018-02-0529.08 | 84.3422.62 | 72.727320.47 | 12.7232.22 | 1091.20.0 | 0
2018-02-0630.16 | 86.2924.78 | 76.67918.31 | 11.3832.22 | 1091.20.32 | 0.01
2018-02-0729.08 | 84.3424.78 | 76.68512.93 | 8.0332.19 | 1090.132.69 | 0.11
2018-02-0830.16 | 86.2924.78 | 76.67914.0 | 8.732.16 | 1089.056.57 | 0.26
2018-02-0930.16 | 86.2923.7 | 74.668014.0 | 8.732.16 | 1089.050.0 | 0
2018-02-1030.16 | 86.2922.62 | 72.727517.24 | 10.7132.19 | 1090.130.0 | 0
2018-02-1130.16 | 86.2923.7 | 74.667516.16 | 10.0432.22 | 1091.20.0 | 0
2018-02-1229.08 | 84.3423.7 | 74.667919.39 | 12.0532.26 | 1092.280.43 | 0.02
2018-02-1329.08 | 84.3422.62 | 72.727519.39 | 12.0532.32 | 1094.440.0 | 0
2018-02-1430.16 | 86.2923.7 | 74.667819.39 | 12.0532.29 | 1093.360.11 | 0.0
2018-02-1530.16 | 86.2924.78 | 76.67822.62 | 14.0632.29 | 1093.360.43 | 0.02
2018-02-1630.16 | 86.2922.62 | 72.727321.54 | 13.3832.29 | 1093.360.0 | 0
2018-02-1730.16 | 86.2920.47 | 68.856718.31 | 11.3832.19 | 1090.130.0 | 0
2018-02-1829.08 | 84.3420.47 | 68.856619.39 | 12.0532.16 | 1089.050.0 | 0
2018-02-1929.08 | 84.3420.47 | 68.856718.31 | 11.3832.16 | 1089.050.0 | 0
2018-02-2029.08 | 84.3420.47 | 68.856919.39 | 12.0532.16 | 1089.050.0 | 0
2018-02-2129.08 | 84.3420.47 | 68.856817.24 | 10.7132.13 | 1087.970.0 | 0
2018-02-2229.08 | 84.3421.54 | 70.777118.31 | 11.3832.13 | 1087.970.0 | 0
2018-02-2330.16 | 86.2922.62 | 72.727519.39 | 12.0532.13 | 1087.970.0 | 0
2018-02-2430.16 | 86.2923.7 | 74.667720.47 | 12.7232.19 | 1090.130.0 | 0
2018-02-2530.16 | 86.2923.7 | 74.667622.62 | 14.0632.16 | 1089.050.22 | 0.01
2018-02-2631.24 | 88.2324.78 | 76.67720.47 | 12.7232.16 | 1089.050.43 | 0.02
2018-02-2730.16 | 86.2924.78 | 76.68118.31 | 11.3832.13 | 1087.971.51 | 0.06
2018-02-2830.16 | 86.2924.78 | 76.68217.24 | 10.7132.13 | 1087.972.59 | 0.1

Comments (0)

  • Latest first
  • Highest rated
Be the first to comment on this page