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, March, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are October and November

Annual weather in Kandy

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/90°F
April 79°F/90°F
May 79°F/88°F
June 77°F/86°F
July 77°F/85°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 77°F/86°F
October 77°F/86°F
November 76°F/85°F
December 76°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Kandy

Kandy enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Kandy is 86°F (ranging from 83°F in december to 90°F in march). Annual rainfall is 126.7in, with a minimum of 5.4in in june and a maximum of 19.9in in october.
  • From january to march the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and it rains about 7.8in each month.
  • In april the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 81°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 83°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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kandy

Find out when Kandy has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Kandy

  • Very low season in Kandy
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: October.
  • Low season in Kandy
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, April, May, June and November.
  • High season in Kandy
    The number of visitors to Kandy is high in: February, March, July, September and December.
  • Peak season in Kandy
    The largest number of tourists visiting Kandy is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Kandy month by month

Best time for low prices in Kandy

Average prices of hotels in Kandy month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Kandy. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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