Vavuniya, Northern, Sri Lanka Climate

Weather: 31.6°C/88.88°F, Wind SW at 3.06 km/h, 51% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Vavuniya Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Vavuniya has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) climate (Classification: As). The district’s yearly temperature is 29.62ºC (85.32ºF) and it is 2.16% higher than Sri Lanka’s averages. Vavuniya typically receives about 141.07 millimeters (5.55 inches) of precipitation and has 151.31 rainy days (41.45% of the time) annually.

CountrySri Lanka
CityNorthern
Longitude80.4982402
Latitude8.7542029
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeWednesday 08:41
Annual high temperature30.99ºC (87.78ºF)
Annual low temperature27.21ºC (80.98ºF)
Average annual precip.141.07mm (5.55in)
Warmest monthApril (32.59ºC / 90.66ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (24.93ºC / 76.87ºF)
Wettest MonthNovember (392.6mm / 15.46in)
Driest MonthMarch (54.05mm / 2.13in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)151.31 days (41.45%)
Days with no rain213.69 days (58.55%)
Humidity79.49%

Climate Vavuniya: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.15(89.87)34.22(93.6)35.26(95.47)35.26(95.47)35.26(95.47)33.19(91.74)34.22(93.6)33.19(91.74)34.22(93.6)33.19(91.74)32.15(89.87)32.15(89.87)35.26(95.47)
Average high °C (°F)29.43(84.97)30.55(86.99)31.94(89.49)32.59(90.66)32.36(90.25)31.53(88.75)31.11(88.0)30.85(87.53)30.94(87.69)30.95(87.71)30.17(86.31)29.4(84.92)30.99(87.78)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.73(81.91)28.54(83.37)30.0(86.0)31.06(87.91)31.22(88.2)30.57(87.03)30.09(86.16)29.8(85.64)29.8(85.64)29.71(85.48)28.92(84.06)28.04(82.47)29.62(85.32)
Average low °C (°F)24.93(76.87)25.08(77.14)26.08(78.94)28.15(82.67)29.22(84.6)28.92(84.06)28.16(82.69)27.87(82.17)27.93(82.27)27.69(81.84)26.72(80.1)25.81(78.46)27.21(80.98)
Record low °C (°F)21.78(71.2)21.78(71.2)22.82(73.08)23.85(74.93)25.93(78.67)23.85(74.93)21.78(71.2)21.78(71.2)21.78(71.2)21.78(71.2)21.78(71.2)19.7(67.46)19.7(67.46)
Average precipitation mm (inches)75.61(2.98)76.17(3.0)54.05(2.13)90.36(3.56)112.82(4.44)55.59(2.19)54.6(2.15)78.42(3.09)96.79(3.81)323.33(12.73)392.6(15.46)282.62(11.13)141.08(5.55)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)8.117.547.7312.3510.098.678.310.4612.5423.4822.9119.1312.61
Average relative humidity (%)79.0978.577.1178.7880.3678.9178.9679.7479.879.681.2481.879.49
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.0811.3111.7112.2512.8812.9912.8211.7412.411.138.77.7111.4

Climate Graph

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

Vavuniya

Vavuniya Temperature by Month

May
31.22°C | 88.2°F
April
31.06°C | 87.91°F
June
30.57°C | 87.03°F
July
30.09°C | 86.16°F
March
30.0°C | 86.0°F
August
29.8°C | 85.64°F
September
29.8°C | 85.64°F
October
29.71°C | 85.48°F
November
28.92°C | 84.06°F
February
28.54°C | 83.37°F
December
28.04°C | 82.47°F
January
27.73°C | 81.91°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.15°C (89.87°F)30.81°C (87.46°F)29.04°C (84.27°F)
Avg Temperature30.08°C (86.14°F)29.58°C (85.24°F)28.0°C (82.4°F)
Min Temperature28.0°C (82.4°F)27.66°C (81.79°F)26.96°C (80.53°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.89°C (76.8°F)24.25°C (75.65°F)23.85°C (74.93°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation11.72mm | 0.46in0.92mm | 0.04in0.0mm | 0in28.52mm | 1.12in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind36.3kmh | 22.56mph24.79kmh | 15.4mph15.56kmh | 9.67mph
Gust Wind51.85kmh | 32.22mph35.23kmh | 21.89mph22.82kmh | 14.18mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure11.72mb0.92mb0.0mb
Vavuniya

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
August° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-08-0130.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87725.93 | 16.1130.87 | 1045.40.0 | 0
2018-08-0229.04 | 84.2724.89 | 76.88029.04 | 18.0430.9 | 1046.430.0 | 0
2018-08-0329.04 | 84.2724.89 | 76.87928.0 | 17.430.9 | 1046.430.1 | 0.0
2018-08-0430.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87724.89 | 15.4730.9 | 1046.430.0 | 0
2018-08-0530.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87722.82 | 14.1830.9 | 1046.430.0 | 0
2018-08-0629.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937630.08 | 18.6930.84 | 1044.360.0 | 0
2018-08-0729.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937531.11 | 19.3330.84 | 1044.360.0 | 0
2018-08-0829.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937733.19 | 20.6230.84 | 1044.364.25 | 0.17
2018-08-0930.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937426.96 | 16.7530.87 | 1045.41.56 | 0.06
2018-08-1029.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937619.7 | 12.2430.9 | 1046.430.31 | 0.01
2018-08-1130.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937421.78 | 13.5330.87 | 1045.40.21 | 0.01
2018-08-1230.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937428.0 | 17.430.84 | 1044.361.35 | 0.05
2018-08-1329.04 | 84.2724.89 | 76.87932.15 | 19.9830.84 | 1044.361.45 | 0.06
2018-08-1430.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87733.19 | 20.6230.84 | 1044.3611.72 | 0.46
2018-08-1528.0 | 82.424.89 | 76.88136.3 | 22.5630.84 | 1044.364.98 | 0.2
2018-08-1629.04 | 84.2724.89 | 76.88032.15 | 19.9830.84 | 1044.360.73 | 0.03
2018-08-1729.04 | 84.2724.89 | 76.87930.08 | 18.6930.81 | 1043.320.73 | 0.03
2018-08-1829.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937626.96 | 16.7530.78 | 1042.290.0 | 0
2018-08-1929.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937824.89 | 15.4730.81 | 1043.320.0 | 0
2018-08-2029.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937822.82 | 14.1830.81 | 1043.320.0 | 0
2018-08-2129.04 | 84.2723.85 | 74.937722.82 | 14.1830.87 | 1045.40.0 | 0
2018-08-2230.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937420.74 | 12.8930.87 | 1045.40.0 | 0
2018-08-2330.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937417.63 | 10.9530.84 | 1044.360.0 | 0
2018-08-2430.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937515.56 | 9.6730.87 | 1045.40.41 | 0.02
2018-08-2530.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87818.67 | 11.630.84 | 1044.360.0 | 0
2018-08-2630.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937718.67 | 11.630.81 | 1043.320.0 | 0
2018-08-2730.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937717.63 | 10.9530.84 | 1044.360.1 | 0.0
2018-08-2830.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937616.59 | 10.3130.84 | 1044.360.62 | 0.02
2018-08-2930.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937617.63 | 10.9530.87 | 1045.40.0 | 0
2018-08-3030.08 | 86.1423.85 | 74.937419.7 | 12.2430.84 | 1044.360.0 | 0
2018-08-3130.08 | 86.1424.89 | 76.87722.82 | 14.1830.87 | 1045.40.0 | 0

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