When is the best time to go to Kandy?

When is the best time to go to Kandy? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Kandy are January, February and March
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months are October and November

For full information about the climate and weather in Kandy a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 74°F/85°F
February 76°F/88°F
March 79°F/92°F
April 79°F/90°F
May 79°F/88°F
June 77°F/86°F
July 77°F/86°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 77°F/88°F
October 77°F/86°F
November 76°F/85°F
December 74°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Kandy

  • From january to march the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 72°F and it rains about 6.8in each month.
  • In april the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 76°F.
  • From may to september the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average.
  • Between october and december the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 85°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kandy

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kandy: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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