The city of Ella is situated in the Uva province of Sri Lanka and experiences rains throughout the year. Here, the temperatures remain comparatively constant throughout the year, with an annual variation of about 3.5 to 5 degree Celsius. The month of October experiences highest amount of rainfall of about 300 millimetres whereas May/June sees the lowest, of about 45 millimetres. The weather during the daytime can get warm, while evenings can get mildly chilly. Expect a shower in the afternoon for an hour or two. Though Ella is an all year long destination, the best time to visit Ella would be during Summer (March to June) and Winter (December to February) which are the two peak seasons. Monsoon in Ella is considered a low season and travelling during Monsoon would mean quite a few travel restrictions.
Summer (March to June): The day time temperature during summer can rise to 28 degrees Celsius while the evenings are quite pleasant. Though it rains throughout the year in Ella, tourists can expect drier days during summers. Average rainfall during summers is around 130 mm.
Monsoon (July to November): Ella experiences heavy monsoon rains with an average rainfall of 250 mm.
Winter (December to February): With an average daytime temperature of 22 during winters, the evenings can particularly get chilly. If traveling during winter, do not forget to carry light woollen clothes. The average rainfall during winter is about 150 mm.