Annual average climate in Nuwara Eliya
Here is a summary of the climatic averages over the whole year in Nuwara Eliya:
- Minimum annual temperature: 12°C
- Average annual temperature: 16°C
- Maximum annual temperature: 20°C
- Precipitation: 166 mm/month (with 17 rainy days/month)
Monthly climate normals
|Min / Max||Precipitation|
|January||11 ° / 20 °||160mm / 14 days|
|february||11 ° / 21 °||90mm / 10 days|
|March||11 ° / 22 °||97mm / 13 days|
|April||12 ° / 22 °||165mm / 17 days|
|may||14 ° / 21 °||142mm / 16 days|
|June||14 ° / 19 °||176mm / 20 days|
|July||13 ° / 19 °||238mm / 20 days|
|August||13 ° / 19 °||104mm / 19 days|
|September||13 ° / 20 °||137mm / 19 days|
|October||12 ° / 20 °||252mm / 20 days|
|November||12 ° / 20 °||226mm / 21 days|
|December||11 ° / 19 °||208mm / 20 days|
These weather statistics were calculated using data collected by the NUWARA ELIYA weather station. This station is located in Sri Lanka, 2 km from Nuwara Eliya and is at an altitude of 1880 meters.
The best time to go, or the months to avoid
To complete the table above, here are some additional statistics which should allow you to choose which are the good months to leave, or the less good periods.
Which are the hottest months in Nuwara Eliya?
In Nuwara Eliya, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
April (with 22°C), March (with 22°C), february (with 21°C), …
What are the coldest months?
The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Nuwara Eliya are:
December (with 15°C), October (with 16°C), January (with 16°C), …
Which are the driest months in Nuwara Eliya?
In Nuwara Eliya, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
february (with 10 rainy days/month), March (with 13 rainy days/month), January (with 14 rainy days/month), …
What are the rainiest months?
The months with the most rainy days in Nuwara Eliya are:
November (with 21 rainy days/month), June (with 20 rainy days/month), December (with 20 rainy days/month), …
What is the weather around?
Nearby cities with a similar climate
These cities near Nuwara Eliya can have a more or less similar climate:
Hatton (22 km from Nuwara Eliya), Haputale (29 km), Talawakele (14 km), ...
Around Nuwara Eliya
You might also be interested in these cities:
Matale (58 km from Nuwara Eliya), Colombo (103 km), Puttalam (158 km), Trinquemalay (185 km), …
Oh Sri Lanka
Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in Sri Lanka:
Colombo (103 km from Nuwara Eliya), Trinquemalay (185 km), Puttalam (158 km), Matale (58 km), …
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