Best Time To Visit Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Best Time To Go To Nuwara Eliya

Weather in Nuwara Eliya is pleasant throughout the year. Nuwara Eliya makes for an ideal getaway spot throughout the year, winter being the most favorite as it allows tourists to enjoy the cool atmosphere. Winters here are quite severe with the temperature in Nuwara Eliya falling down to chilly levels. Summers here are quite pleasant as well. The best time to visit Nuwara Eliya is from December to April.

  • Winter: The months of December, January and February sees the lowest temperatures. Tourists flock to Nuwara Eliya during winters to enjoy the chilly weather and picturesque mountains and valleys making it the most favorite among the tourists.
  • Summer: Come summer, and you will see there is some respite from the chilly weathers. Though the climate is agreeable, the number of tourists visiting Nuwara Eliya is comparatively less.
  • Monsoon: Nuwara Eliya witnesses the monsoon from June to October. The heavy showers lighten up the lush green mountains and valleys, giving the resort town a fresh, squeaky feel. Though the town witnesses highest rainfall from June to July, light rain is a common occurrence throughout the year.

Climate in Nuwara Eliya

Know weather for your travel dates:

24-May-2018
Today 24 May

66

57

Heavy rain throughout the day.

Wind:1.15 m/s

Humidity:100%

Precipitation:4.16%

  • Fri 25 May
    65 | 57

    Rain throughout the day.

  • Sat 26 May
    66 | 57

    Rain until evening, starting again overnight.

  • Sun 27 May
    65 | 58

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Mon 28 May
    68 | 59

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Tue 29 May
    71 | 58

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Wed 30 May
    72 | 57

    Overcast throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Nuwara Eliya

Average Temperature in Nuwara Eliya by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Feb

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Mar

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Apr

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

May

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jun

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Aug

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Sep

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Nov

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Highest temperature in Nuwara Eliya is recorded as 96.8℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Nuwara Eliya is recorded as 44.6℉ in January.

Average Rain in Nuwara Eliya by Month (in mm)

  • 10
  • 7.5
  • 5
  • 2.5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 1.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 47.98 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 1.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 35.6 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0.15 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.15 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 6.14 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 125.39 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0.25 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 7.74 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 3.15 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 68.15 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 4.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 151.73 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Nuwara Eliya is 151.73 mm in December.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Nuwara Eliya are April, August and September.

Average Humidity in Nuwara Eliya by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Feb

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Mar

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Apr

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Jun

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Jul

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Aug

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Oct

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Nov

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Dec

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Most humid month in Nuwara Eliya is November.

Least humid month in Nuwara Eliya is February.

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