When is the best time to go to Nuwara Eliya?

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

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

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

January 67°F/77°F
41%
3.4in
February 67°F/79°F
46%
6.3in
March 68°F/83°F
50%
4.8in
April 70°F/83°F
81%
10.8in
May 70°F/83°F
90%
11.5in
June 70°F/81°F
63%
4.4in
July 70°F/83°F
64%
5.1in
August 70°F/81°F
69%
5.4in
September 70°F/83°F
72%
7.8in
October 68°F/81°F
81%
13.2in
November 68°F/79°F
85%
12.1in
December 68°F/77°F
65%
6.7in

Weather and climate in Nuwara Eliya

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 88°F and you can expect to have 6.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of march the climate is unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 83°F°C and it rains about 4.8in each month.
  • Between april and may the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 11.5in each month.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 83°F°C and you can expect to have 7.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between october and december the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 83°F and it rains about 65% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Nuwara Eliya

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Nuwara Eliya: 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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